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References and Other Useful Sources

The books and articles listed below supplement the information about each project. They are not a thorough bibliography on each topic, but simply a sampling of relevant and (hopefully) helpful information to give your work more depth.

Teachers' and Others' Informal Beliefs About Teaching

Goodnow, J.  (1996). Acceptable ignornance, negotiable disagreement: Alternative views of learning. In D. Olson and N. Torrance (Eds.), The Handbook of education and human development,345-368. New York: Blackwell Publishers.

Greenfield, P. Quiroz, B., and Raeff, C.  (In press). In S. Harkness, C. Raeff, and C. Super (Eds.). New Directions in Child Development: Variability in the Social Construction of the Child. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Seifert, Kelvin.  (1999). Constructing a Psychology of Teaching and Learning. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. See especially Chapter 1, "Starting with You."

Seifert, Kelvin.  (In press). "Uniformity and diversity in everyday beliefs about 'the' child." In S. Harkness, C. Raeff, and C. Super (Eds.). New Directions in Child Development: Variability in the Social Construction of the Child. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

What Counts as Teaching?

Seifert, K.  (1999). Constructing a Psychology of Teaching and Learning. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. See especially Chapter 5 ("What Teachers Do"), Chapter 6 ("Motivating and Manging Your Class"), and Chapter 8 ("The Meaning of Classroom Talk").

Metaphors about Teaching and Learning

Bullough, R., Knowles, G., and Crow, N.  (1992). Emerging as a Teacher. New York: Routledge.

Friere, P.  (1993). Pedagogy of the oppressed (Revised Edition). New York: Continuum Press.

Lakoff, G. and Johnson, M.  (1983). Metaphors we live by. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Seifert, K.  (1999). Constructing a Psychology of Teaching and Learning. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. See especially Chapter 2 ("Learning, In School and Out").

Professionalism in Teaching

Collay, M. (Ed.).  (1998). Learning circles: Creating conditions for professional development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Griffin, G. (Ed.).  (1999). The education of teachers: 98th Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part 1. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

MacGregor, J. (Ed.).  (1993). Student self-evaluation: Fostering reflective learning. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Seifert, K.  (1999). Constructing a Psychology of Teaching and Learning. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. See especially Chapter 1 ("Starting with You"), Chapter 5 ("What Teachers Do"), and Chapter 14 ("Looking Ahead").

The Fundamental Attribution Error

Harman, Gilbert.  (1999). Moral philosophy meets social psychology: Virtue ethics and the fundamental attribution error. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 1998-99, vol. 99, 315-331. Also on-line at: www.cogsci.princeton.edu/~ghh/Virresp.html

Nisbett, R. and Ross, L.  (1991). Human inference: Strategies and shortcomings of social judgment. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Ross, L.  (1977). The intuitive psychologist and his shortcomings. In L. Berkowitz (Ed.), Advances in experimental social psychology, 10. New York: Academic Press.

Seifert, K.  (1999). Constructing a Psychology of Teaching and Learning. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. See especially Chapter 6 ("Motivating and Managing Your Class").

Inclusion and Peer Acceptance

Frankel, F.  (1996). Good friends are hard to find: Help your child find, make, and keep friends. Los Angeles: Perspective Publishing.

McEwan, E.  (1996). "Nobody likes me": Helping your child make friends. Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers.

Merrell, K. and Gimpel, G.  (1998). Social skills of children and adolescents: conceptualization, assessment, and treatment. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Paley, V.  (1992). You can't say you can't play. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Paley, V.  (1999). The kindness of children. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Seifert, K.  (1999). Constructing a Psychology of Teaching and Learning. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. See especially Chapter 7 ("Among Classmates and Parents") and Chapter 10 ("Teaching Students with Special Needs").

Staub, D.  (1998). Delicate threads: Friendships between children with and without special needs in inclusive settings. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House.

Interviewing Methods

Bogdan, R. and Biklen, S.  (1997). Qualitative research for education: An introduction to theory and methods, 3rd edition. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Maple, F.  (1998). Goal-focused interviewing. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Holstein, J.  (1995). The active interview. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Rubin, H.  (1995). Qualitative interviewing: The art of hearing data. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Reflection in Professional Practice

Collay, M., et al. Learning circles: Creating conditions for professional development. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Schon, D.  (1987). Educating the reflective practitioner: Toward a new design for teaching and learning in the professions. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Schon, D. (Ed.).  (199x). The reflective turn: Case studies in and on educational practice. New York: Teachers College Press.


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