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English Education, Vol. 29, No. 2, May 1997

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Table of Contents

  • Editorial: Guidelines and Pluralism

    David Schaafsma and Ruth Vinz

    Abstract: Abstract for this article is currently not available.

    Keywords: College

  • On the Task of Developing Guidelines

    Robert C. Small, Jr.

    Abstract: Relates how the Standing Committee on Teacher Preparation and Certification of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) came together and worked together to develop guidelines on English and language arts teacher education which will stand from 1996-2006. Discusses getting from drafts to a published document. Full article available in print version only.

    Keywords: Administration, Education Policy, Elementary, Middle, Secondary, College

  • On Guidelines, Practices, and Finding Our Voice

    Colleen M. Fairbanks, Grace Martino-Brewster, and Wynne West

    Abstract: Presents a conversation among two teachers and a teacher education student reflecting on the National Council of Teachers of English's guidelines--it is a talk about how they see their teaching, their learning about teaching, and their relationship to professional documents that describe their work. Full article available in print version only.

    Keywords: Pedagogy, Standards, Education Policy, Elementary, Middle, Secondary, College

  • Building Nets: A Collaborative Inquiry Community

    Peg Graham, Sally Hudson-Ross, Patti McWhorter, with Shirley Burns, Ginny Speaks James, Fran Bullock, and Jeff Anderson

    Abstract: Recounts how a university/high school program was set up between a college of education and public school professionals--redesigning the teacher education program in secondary English at the University of Georgia was the end result. Cites the problems faced and gives a theoretical framework. Discusses early stages and relationships, as well as teacher research in teacher education. Full article available in print version only.

    Keywords: Administration, Education Policy, Secondary, College

  • Controlling Teacher Education in English

    H. Thomas McCracken

    Abstract: Provides a history of the National Council of Teachers of English's guidelines which are put forth every 10 years. States that before 1986 the guidelines served mainly the function of informing graduate and undergraduate programs of principles to build or modify programs in English education. Questions who shall control teacher education in the future. Full article available in print version only.

    Keywords: Administration, Education Policy, Elementary, Middle, Secondary, College

  • Capturing a Moving Form

    Ruth Vinz

    Abstract: Details one teacher educator's struggle to articulate a theory that informs her practice. Advocates learning about "un-knowing" and "not-knowing." Cites the role of guidelines in regenerating or revisioning teacher education programs. Full article available in print version only.

    Keywords: Pedagogy, Education Policy, College

  • Reflective Tributes to James Moffett

    Betty Jane Wagner and Jim Gray

    Abstract: Abstract for this article is currently not available.

    Keywords: College

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