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Beginning: An Introduction

  • Ayesha Bashiruddin
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Abstract

This introductory chapter first describes the number of teachers and context of the teachers who participated in writing narratives. Next it introduces the context of the developing world and provides a theoretical framework of “becoming” and “being” a teacher. Then it describes how the narratives of the teachers were generated by engaging M.Ed. course participants in writing narratives in the core course “Teacher Learning”. Next, it describes how these narratives were analyzed using thematic analysis and how they are represented in this book. The chapter also sheds light on the importance of introducing narratives of self in the teacher education programs, which was a methodological and pedagogical endeavor in the developing world context. It also discusses the significance of the book. Finally, it details questions that each chapter discusses.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ayesha Bashiruddin
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  1. 1.Independent Educational ConsultantMiamiUSA

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