Teaching in a nutshell : navigating your teacher education program as a stdent teacher

Lampert, Jo A. (2012) Teaching in a nutshell : navigating your teacher education program as a stdent teacher. Teaching Education, 23(2), pp. 235-236.

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Teacher education programs bridge the interests of two worlds - the world of educational theory and the world of teaching practice. Despite teacher educators’ best attempts to convince pre-service teachers that theory and practice are linked, it is often during their practicum placements when pre-service teachers claim that their ‘real’ learning takes place. It is also on practicum when students teachers face (and are surprised by) the ‘extensive decision-making role of the teacher, the emotional aspects of teaching, and the sheer volume of work’ (p.4). Kosnick and Beck’s new book Teaching in a Nutshell utilises the authors’ extensive research with beginning teachers to help students ‘navigate’ their way through their programs. Identifying what they have found in their research to be the seven key priorities for teachers, each chapter follows a helpful structure beginning with an overview of current thinking in the priority area, followed by a case study of a beginning teacher showing how s/he implements the strategy...

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ID Code: 50832
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: Review of Book : Teaching in a nutshell : Navigating your teacher education program as a student teacher, by Clare Kosnick and Clive Beck, New York, Routledge, 2011, 129pp.,
(paperback), ISBN 9780415888073
Keywords: book review, teacher education, student teaching, HERN
DOI: 10.1080/10476210.2012.651956
ISSN: 1047-6210
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2012 Jo Lampert
Copyright Statement: This is a preprint of an article whose final and definitive form has been published in the Teaching Education (C) [year of publication] (copyright Taylor & Francis); Teaching Education is available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com
Deposited On: 11 Jun 2012 22:46
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2014 22:24

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