On Teaching and Learning : Putting the Principles and Practices of Dialogue Education into Action

On Teaching and Learning : Putting the Principles and Practices of Dialogue Education into Action

Description

On Teaching and Learning takes the ideas explored in renowned educator Jane Vella's best-selling book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach to the next level and explores how dialogue education has been applied in educational settings around the world. Throughout the book, she shows how to put the principles and practices of dialogue education into action and uses illustrative stories and examples from her extensive travels. Dialogue education values inquiry, integrity, and commitment to equity-values that are also central to democracy. Learners are treated as beings worthy of respect, recognized for the knowledge and experience they bring to the learning experience. Dialogue education emphasizes the importance of safety and belonging. It is an approach that welcomes one's certainties and one's questions.


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Details

Author(s)
Jane Vella
Format
Hardback | 272 pages
Dimensions
158 x 234 x 25mm | 472g
Publication date
02 Nov 2007
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Imprint
Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
black & white tables
ISBN10
0787986992
ISBN13
9780787986995
Bestsellers rank
543,986