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Towards self-authorship in child care students : implications for working with children and their families

Brownlee, Joanne, Berthelsen, Donna C., & Boulton-Lewis, Gillian M. (2009) Towards self-authorship in child care students : implications for working with children and their families. In Refining Understanding of the Development and Assessment of Self-Authorship. Stylus Press.

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Abstract

Using self authorship as a theoretical framework, this chapter examines the relationship between personal epistemology and beliefs about children’s learning for students studying to be child care workers in Australia. Scenario-based interviews were used to investigate how students’ views of knowledge, identity and relationships with others were related to beliefs about how children learn. Implications for vocational education are discussed.

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ID Code: 27802
Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 1579223680
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Stylus Press
Deposited On: 07 Oct 2009 12:09
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2014 17:05

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