Self-Study and Diversity II: Inclusive Teacher Education for a Diverse World
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Self-Study and Diversity II is a book about the self-study of teacher education practices in a diverse world. In this volume, the authors examine the preparation of teachers through a shared orientation to diversity grounded in a commitment to addressing issues of identity, equity, diversity, social justice, inclusion, and access in their professional practice. The first chapters are autobiographical studies in which teacher educators reflect on how their personal identities as minorities within a historically oppressive culture inform their professional practice. These powerful narratives are followed by accounts of teacher educators addressing diversity issues in the United Arab Emirates, India, South Africa, and Thailand. The closing chapters attend to the challenges of preparing teacher candidates to become inclusive educators in a diverse world. Even though each chapter focusses on a particular dimension of equity and social justice or dilemma of practice, the insights in these self-studies are relevant to all teacher educators interested in improving teacher education by respecting diversity and becoming more inclusive. Particular strengths are the diversity of authors and international scope of the book. -- Provided by publisher
Teachers -- Training of
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
vi, 211 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Tidwell, Deborah; Fitzgerald, Linda; and Kitchen, Julian, "Self-Study and Diversity II: Inclusive Teacher Education for a Diverse World" (2016). Faculty Book Gallery. 434.