Action Research for Educational Change by Elliott

By Elliott

This ebook is worried with motion examine as a kind of instructor specialist improvement. In it, John Elliot strains the old emergence and present importance of motion study in colleges. He examines motion study as a "cultural innovation" with transformative chances for either the pro tradition of lecturers and instructor educators in academia and explores how motion study could be a kind of artistic resistance to the technical rationality underpinning govt coverage. He explains the function of motion learn within the particular contexts of the nationwide curriculum, instructor appraisal and competence-based instructor education.

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The pupils had to know that the Normans constructed a particular kind of castle because it was easy to construct; they had to know what it looked like and how it might have functioned in the eleventh century. (A) • What makes this lesson difficult to understand is that the preconception which pupils are likely to have of a ‘castle’ is very different from what a motte and bailey castle looks like. (D) • The crucial element of the lesson was how to teach a particular concept – that of a motte and bailey castle.

Should teachers in secondary schools in the UK have a similar list of key documents which reflect either an accepted canon or the idea that some of these documents could be described as ‘patrimonial’? • From the understanding you have developed of epistemology in the previous chapter, what observations or conclusions might you draw from the French programme of instruction and the way that historical understanding is measured in France? This French interlude is interesting if only to demonstrate what can and does happen in a system where there is a tradition of central direction and control.

These demonstrated that the motte and bailey w as real and the pupils were able to relate the features of their diagram to the series of ditches and mounds which remain today. They created an impression of the size and scale of the castle and an image over open countryside showed how a castle might dominate the landscape. (C1) The second element focused on how individual groups had organized the task between them; the students were being asked to think about their thinking and how they had solved a problem.

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