Workplace as Community: Perspectives on Science Teachers’ Professional Learning

Aug. 15, 2007

Source: Journal of Science Teacher Education, Volume 18, Number 4 / August, 2007 pp.543-558

This study explores teacher professional learning within the workplace context of a science department community.
Workplace learning is considered in terms of the construction and flow of information about science, pedagogy and the relationships of science to the wider community.
Implications for establishing sound conditions for teacher workplace learning are also considered, particularly the importance of trust.

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