Teaching as Professional Reflective Practice

Summary of the themes found in two books on the philosophy and structure of teaching in the postindustrial age.

Summary: The overall theme is teaching as reflective or examined practice in the context of social and historical events. Each of the books is concerned with the philosophy of teaching and the structure of teacher education in the postindustrial age. Mattingly examines teacher professionalism in the nineteenth century and relates the issue to the present time. Usher and Edwards remind us that education is undergoing profound changes because of postmodernist thought. writing cv service