NAVIGATING IN EDUCATIONAL CONTEXTS

Editors: Lauriala, A., Rajala, R., Ruokamo, H., Ylitapio-Mäntylä, O. (Eds.)

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Navigating in Educational Contexts: Identities and Cultures in Dialogue includes selected papers from the 2009 Biennial Conference of the International Study Association on Teachers and Teaching (ISATT), held at the University of Lapland in Finland. This volume contains keynote addresses and papers based on the thematic presentations held at the conference: Identity, context and marginality, Professional development and learning, Context and teaching, and ICT in teaching and learning. The articles open perspectives to the challenges in. education and point to the need for dialogue between different racial, cultural, social and gender groups. The articles benefit educators, teacher educators and policy makers aiming to enhance equity and equality. Insights into teachers’ professional and personal knowledge are combined with wider social, cultural and global issues, and through experiences of learning both in Real Life and Second Life. There are many inspiring and promising ideas and approaches of how to promote quality teaching and learning. Under network-based education the topics of ICT skills and experiences, models of ICT integration, virtual reality and a simulation-based learning and online tutoring are being described and assessed. The book is rooted in the studies, practises and arguments of researchers, teachers, educators and students navigating in diverse educational contexts. It will fascinate all those involved and interested in challenging educational practises and thinking.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Teaching and Marginality: Lessons from Teachers’ Life Stories

    Elbaz-Luwisch, Freema

    Pages 17-29

  • Inate Temperament Explains Too Much From a Student’s School Achievement?

    Keltikangas-Järvinen, Liisa (et al.)

    Pages 31-40

  • The Role of Crisis in the Development of Student Teachers’ Professional Identity

    Meijer, Paulien C.

    Pages 41-54

  • Learning and Teaching on Spaceship Earth: The Search for Sustainable Values in Education

    Kompf, Michael

    Pages 55-62

  • Identity Thresholds: Researching the Socio-Political Impact of Learning in Immersive Virtual Worlds

    Savin-Baden, Maggi

    Pages 63-75

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
NAVIGATING IN EDUCATIONAL CONTEXTS
Editors
  • Anneli Lauriala
  • Raimo Rajala
  • Heli Ruokamo
  • Outi Ylitapio-Mäntylä
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Sense Publishers
Copyright Holder
SensePublishers
eBook ISBN
978-94-6091-522-2
DOI
10.1007/978-94-6091-522-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 283
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