Learning Communities In Practice

ISBN: 978-1-4020-8787-5 (Print) 978-1-4020-8788-2 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

  2. Learning Communities in School Settings

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      Pages 2-5

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      Pages 7-18

      The Project for Enhancing Effective Learning (PEEL): 22 Years of Praxis

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      Pages 19-30

      DICEP: Promoting Collaborative Inquiry in Diverse Educational Settings

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      Pages 31-44

      Pre-Service Teachers and Sixth Graders Explore Social Justice as a Community of Inquiry

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      Pages 45-58

      Lights, Camera, Action! Using Slowmation as a Common Teaching Approach to Promote a School Learning Community

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      Pages 59-72

      Growing Our Own: A Learning Community Partnership between a University and a Public Middle School

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      Pages 73-84

      A Whole-School Approach to Urban Educational Renewal: Community, Collaboration, and Leadership

  3. Learning Communities in University Settings

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 86-88

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      Pages 89-101

      Fellow Travelers: New Teachers and Their Graduate School Faculty Take a Journey to the Land of Peer Discussion Groups

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      Pages 103-116

      Establishing a Learning Community as a Site to Explore Our Multicultural Selves

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      Pages 117-131

      Dissertation Support Groups: Building a Community of Practice Using Noddings' Ethic of Care

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      Pages 133-147

      Collective Creativity: A Learning Community of Self-Study Scholars

  4. Learning Communities in Professional Networks

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 150-153

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      Pages 155-163

      A Learning Community for Teacher Induction

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      Pages 165-177

      Creating an International Learning Community for Teacher Education Scholars

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      Pages 179-191

      Role of Teacher Research Communities and Cross-Culture Collaboration in the Context of Curriculum Reform in China

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      Pages 193-203

      Creating Stages for Development: A Learning Community with Many Tasks and No Goal

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      Pages 205-218

      Supervisors of Teacher Interns: Building a Learning Community Through Inquiry-Based Practices

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      Pages 219-230

      Funny, This Does Not Look Like a Community: Working Collaboratively Across Borders and Institutions

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 231-251