Course Codes : EST302
Engaging Minds: Changing Teaching in Complex Times
Edition 2 Rev ed
Publication Date 1 Jan 2008
OverviewEngaging Minds is an introduction to current interdisciplinary studies of teaching and learning to teach. It offers practical suggestions for teachers in the context of critical examinations of assumptions and norms that frame formal education. Topics include: knowing beliefs about the nature of knowledge biological and cultural roots of perception deconstructions of norms, normality, and normalism the embodied nature of memory and knowledge learning transdisciplinary studies of learning and learning systems historical and contemporary perspectives on learning the learning of intelligence and creativity learning technologies and human possibility teaching: historical and emergent conceptions of teaching inclusive and critical emphases in education the pragmatics of pedagogy the ethics of a pedagogy of/for global citizenship New in this Edition: Elaborated discussions of critical and political perspectives on teaching and learning Elaborated discussions of issues of technology in education Integration of Indigenous, Eastern, and other perspectives on learning and teaching Integration of case studies into research-based conceptual discussions Written for undergraduate students in teacher education, experienced teachers, and graduate students, this is an ideal text for courses in curriculum and instruction, learning theory, social foundations of education, and human development. It is also an excellent companion volume for any subject-specific teaching methods course.
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