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Learning from Experience
Memory and the Teacher's Account of Teaching
Learning from Experience
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Miriam Ben-Peretz - Author
SUNY series, Teacher Preparation and Development
Price: $49.50 
Hardcover - 176 pages
Release Date: February 1995
ISBN10: 0-7914-2303-4
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-2303-5

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Paperback - 176 pages
Release Date: February 1995
ISBN10: 0-7914-2304-2
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-2304-2

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This book is about the development of teachers'professional knowledge.

"I was intrigued by the author's bringing important research outside of education (memory research and script theory) to bear on the experience of teachers, which I think is important to the field of education." -- Mary E. Diez, Alverno College

This book explores several aspects of learning from experience as reported by retired teachers: the nature of teachers' memories, the structure of teachers' narratives, and the manner in which teachers transform concrete experiences into practical wisdom. Teachers, like other professional practitioners, learn from their experiences, which shape the wisdom of practice enacted in classrooms. Memory of professional events is conceived as providing the basis for the construction of the personal professional knowledge of teachers. The book provides insights into the nature of human memories in a professional context.

Miriam Ben-Peretz is Professor of Education and former Dean of the School of Education at the University of Haifa, Israel, as well as President of Tel-Hai College, Israel. She is the author of The Teacher-Curriculum Encounter: Freeing Teachers from the Tyranny of Texts, also published by SUNY Press.


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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures

Foreword

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Memory of Events and the Practice of Teaching

2. The Content of Teachers' Memories

3. The Impact of Teaching Situations on Teachers' Memories

4. Scripts in Teachers' Memories

5. What Do the Stories Tell Us? Learning about Teachers and Teaching

6. Stories, Stories: The Tales of Teachers' Memories

7. Experience, Professional Knowledge, and Memory of Events

8. Learning from Experience: The Teachers' View

9. Context-Specific Memories of Teachers and Learning from Experience: Some Conclusions

10. Teachers' Memories: Implications for Teacher Education and School Administration

Appendix. Design of the Study on Memory of Professional Events

References

Index



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