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Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 24, No. 5 (July 2008) pp. 1185–1199
This article investigates the introduction of a systemic curriculum change, the Essential Learnings curriculum framework, in the Australian state of Tasmania. Using Gee's [(2003). Language in the science classroom: Academic social languages as the...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 23, No. 7 (October 2007) pp. 1193–1205
This article investigates the metaphorical duality that exists when school subject departments are concurrently conceptualized as both communities and organizations. Employing a narrative methodology, we use the metaphorical duality to examine the...
The activation of epistemological resources in epistemic communities: District educators’ professional learning as policy enactment
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 71, No. 1 (April 2018) pp. 159–167
This article argues that professional learning can be understood as a form of policy enactment, characterized by the activation of particular ‘epistemological’ resources within specific communities of shared understanding (‘epistemic communities’)....
Wayne Melville; Molly Weinburgh; Anthony Bartley; Doug Jones; Andrea Lampo; Jane Lower; Nick Sacevich
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 57, No. 1 (July 2016) pp. 109–117
This article investigates the importance of the leadership virtues of the hope, trust, piety and civility in the work of two chairs undertaking reforms in their departments within the same school. Using a narrative case study methodology, the...