Authenticity in Teaching
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Authenticity in Teaching by Patricia Cranton
Book DescriptionBecoming an authentic teacher appears to be a developmental process that relies on experience, maturity, self-exploration, and reflection. It is the purpose of this volume to explore a variety of ways of thinking about authenticity in teaching, from the perspective of both scholars and practitioners. This volume addresses five overlapping and interrelated aspects of teaching that impact a teacher's authenticity: * self-awareness and self-exploration * awareness of others (especially students) * relationships with students * awareness of cultural, social, and educational contexts and their influence on practice * critical self-reflection on teaching Authenticity is one of those concepts, like soul, spirit, or imagination, that are easier to define in terms of what they are not than what they are. We can fairly easily say that someone who lies to students or pretends to know or who deliberately dons a teaching persona is not authentic. But do the opposite behaviors guarantee authentic teaching? Not necessarily...This is the 111th volume of the quarterly journal, New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education. Click here to access an entire list of issues for this journal.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780787994037
(225mm x 150mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 7-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Patricia Cranton
Handbook of Transformative Learning, Hardback (June 2012)
The Handbook of Transformative Learning provides a comprehensive and critical review of more than three decades of theory development, research, and practice in Transformative Learning (TL).
Reaching Out Across the Border, Paperback (January 2010)
This volume brings together Canadian scholars and practitioners to articulate a variety of historical, geographical, and political positions on the field of adult education in Canada. The chapter authors examine the country's interests and discourses and detail Canada's history, educational initiatives, movements, and linguistic struggles.
Understanding and Promoting Transformative Learning, Hardback (June 2006)
In the second edition of her landmark book, Understanding and Promoting Transformative Learning, Patricia Cranton helps translate theory to practice and guides readers through the many and varied new developments in transformative learning that have emerged in the decade since publication of the first edition.
Developing Adult Educators, Hardback (March 1996)» View all books by Patricia Cranton
This work uses self-directed, reflective and transformative techniques to provide adult educators with the necessary tools to reflect, understand and improve their teaching practice. The author shows adult educators how to stimulate and support their own development as educators.
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