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.
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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|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|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:||20 Mar 2013 11:04|
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