Teachers for the South (Paperback)

Pedagogy and Educationists in the University of Tennessee, 1844-1995 (History of Schools and Schooling #6)

By Clinton B. Allison

Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der W, 9780820438412, 295pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 1998

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Description

The latest cycle of national educational critiques and reforms has created an interest in gaining historical leverage on teacher education. With a broad audience in mind, Professor Allison provides a case study of the work of teacher educators in the academy and the -field.- He critically examines educationists' scholarship, status in the university, service to school and teachers, and impulse to engage in social reform. This is the first book-length study of the history of teacher education in the South.


About the Author

The Author: Clinton B. Allison is Professor of Cultural Studies in Education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He has published widely on the history of education in the South and on the history of teaching and teacher education. Among his books are "Without Consensus: Issues in American Education" and "Present and Past: Essays for Teachers in the History of Education" (Peter Lang, 1995).