Practising Education : 9781740092241

Practising Education

 
Edition
 
1st
ISBN
 
9781740092241
ISBN 10
 
1740092244
Published
 
15/12/1999
Published by
 
Pearson Australia
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Description
The text critically engages with our common perceptions of the macro and micro practices that constitute the workings and effects of educational systems and settings - from individual assessment in the classroom through to recent trends in devolution and school based management.
Table of contents

Foreword:

  1. Why Practices
    Daphne Meadmore
  2. From the Panopticon to the Playground: Disciplinary Practices
    Gordon Taitt
  3. When the Stakes are High: Assessment Practices
    Daphne Meadmore
  4. Troubles Minds: Behaviour Management Practices
    Jill Brannok
  5. It's all up to the individual-isn't it?
    Miriam Henry
  6. Still a Problem: Gendered Schooling Practices
    Sandra Taylor
  7. Cultural Implications: Achieving Anti-Discriminatory Practices
    Bruce Burnett
  8. Managing State Education: Devolving Practices
    Peter Meadmore
  9. Making A Difference?: School and Community Practices
    Neil Cranston, John Dwyer & Brigid Limerick
  10. True Professions! Teacher 'Professionalising' Practices
    Erica McWilliam
  11. Looking Forward: New Trends and Future Practices
    Ann Hickling-Hudson
Features & benefits
  • A practice based companion to Meadmore et al, Understanding Education.
  • Aims to give students a set of analytical tools to examine educational practices and the assumptions that underpin them.
  • Features case studies and vignettes to facilitate student understanding of these concepts.
  • Adopts a cultural studies and social theory approach to recent, residual and future education practices.
  • Provides students with an introduction to postmodernist study of education.
Author biography
  • Daphne Meadmore, Bruce Burnett and Gordon Taitt lecture in the school of Cultural and Language Studies, within the faculty of Education at QUT.