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Book Chapter
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Feraria, Paulette J.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Educational Studies
Title, Analytic
Prospero's Course and Caliban's Curse: Current Lessons in Teacher Education and Training
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Author, Monographic
Brown, Monica, M.; Lambert, Clement T. M.
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Title, Monographic
Transforming the Educational Landscape through Curriculum Change
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
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Institute of Education, UWI
Date of Publication
2004
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13-32
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Abstract
Looks at the issue of relating theory to practice. The author notes that one of the major difficulties faced in making the transition from college to classroom is using the knowledge acquired during training to cope appropriately with real life situations. Consequently, the author endorses a shift in perspective from emphasis on 'teaching as craft' towards a teacher education model characterised by approaches that engage the teacher in developing theories of teaching, understanding the nature of lesson-making, and devising strategies of critical self-awareness and self-evaluation to become a truly reflective practitioner.....
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