Critical Events in Teaching & Learning

By Peter Woods

© 2012 – Routledge

182 pages

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About the Book

This volume describes and analyses exceptional educational events – periods of particularly effective teaching representing ultimates in teacher and pupil educational experience. The events themselves are reconstructed in the book through teacher and pupil voices and through documentation. A model of ‘critical event’ is derived from the study, which might serve as a possible framework for understanding other such occurrences in schools.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.Preface 1. The Nature and Significance of Critical Educational Events 2. An Educational Bluebird: the Making of Rushavenn Time 3. Filming a Village Life: Community Education in Action 4. The Chippindale Venture: Real Learning in the Making 5. The Magic of Godspell: The Educational Significance of a Dramatic Event 6. Conclusion: Outcomes and Prospects. Appendix Researching Critical Events. References..Name Index.Subject Index.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU011000
EDUCATION / Evaluation
EDU034000
EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General
REF000000
REFERENCE / General