Main Data
Author: Carmel Patterson
Title: Enacted Personal Professional Learning Re-thinking Teacher Expertise with Story-telling and Problematics
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
ISBN/ISSN: 9789811360077
Edition: 1
Price: CHF 51.40
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Category: Pädagogik
Language: English
Technical Data
Pages: 176
Kopierschutz: DRM
Geräte: PC/MAC/eReader/Tablet
Formate: PDF
Table of contents
This book offers a vital new approach to teacher professional learning, drawing on teachers' stories from the field. It investigates expert teachers' professional learning and uses a narrative framework to analyse their meaning-making processes. The book focuses on how proficient teachers develop their expertise, emphasising that individual needs and the contextual nature of learning require a personally enacted approach. 

Further, it explores the stories of five secondary school teachers, nominated by their colleagues for their outstanding expertise, to present new insights into expert teachers' views. Using a new evidence-based approach, Enacted Personal Professional Learning, it incorporates teachers' unique perspectives, problems and thought processes in order to understand expert teachers' learning, and offers essential principles for promoting storytelling to help teachers be or become empowered educators who can actively shape education communities for teacher professional learning.

Carmel Patterson is an associate of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Technology Sydney and is an active teacher leader in schools. Her motivation lies in developing teacher pedagogy, articulating curricula, integrating digital technologies in learning, and encouraging enacted personal professional learning. She facilitates teacher professional learning in schools, consults on the accreditation of professional learning courses provided by private enterprise and universities, and presents papers at education research conferences both nationally and internationally. Carmel's teaching, research and professional learning expertise encompass qualifications and experience across her career in university teaching and research, secondary school and tertiary vocational teaching and coordination, and organisational communications, learning, and change management.