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Teaching in the Knowledge Society Education in the Age of Insecurity

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ISBN-10: 0807743593

ISBN-13: 9780807743591

Edition: 2003

Authors: Andy Hargreaves

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List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Teaching for the Knowledge Society: Educating for Ingenuity
The Paradoxical Profession
Before the Knowledge Society
Profiting from the Knowledge Society
Developing the Knowledge Society
Teaching for the Knowledge Society
Teaching Beyond the Knowledge Society: Dealing with Insecurity
The South Sea Bubble
The Knowledge and Information Bubble
From Information to Insecurity
Fundamentalism or Cosmopolitan Identity
Community and Character
Cultivating Social Capital
Educating for Democracy
Teaching beyond the Knowledge Society
Teaching Despite the Knowledge Society, Part I: The End of Ingenuity
The Cost of the Knowledge Society
Market Fundamentalism
Education Off the Rails
Standardized Policies
Standardized Practices
Teachers' Work and Relationships
Teaching Despite the Knowledge Society, Part II: The Loss of Integrity
Introduction
The End of Ingenuity
The Absence of Integrity
The Knowledge-Society School: An Endangered Entity
The School as a Learning Community
The School as a Caring Community
The Pressured Community
Learning, Caring, and Surviving
Beyond Standardization: Professional Learning Communities or Performance-Training Sects?
Toward a Learning Profession
Futures for Teaching in the Knowledge Society
Cultures, Contracts, and Change
Culture Regimes
Contract Regimes
The Future of Teaching in the Knowledge Society: Rethinking Improvement, Removing Impoverishment
Differential Development
Conclusion
Appendix
Index
About the Author