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Looking for Daisy : constructing teacher identities

Ritchie, Stephen M. (2009) Looking for Daisy : constructing teacher identities. Cultural Studies of Science Education, 4(3), pp. 595-599.

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Abstract

Research on teacher identities is both important and increasing. In this forum contribution I re-interpret assertions about an African American science teacher’s identities in terms of Jonathon Turner’s (2002) constructs of role identity and sub-identity. I contest the notion of renegotiation of identities, suggesting that particular role identities can be brought to the foreground and then backgrounded depending on the situation and the need to confirm a sub-identity. Finally, I recommend the inclusion of teachers’ voices in identity research through greater use of co-authoring roles for teachers.

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ID Code: 28195
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Science Education, Teacher Identities
DOI: 10.1007/s11422-008-9172-3
ISSN: 1871-1502
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators (130313)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Science Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy (130212)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > Schools > School of Curriculum
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
Deposited On: 26 Oct 2009 16:07
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2013 18:09

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