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C&T Colloquium: Exploring & Modeling an Approach to Teaching (or Vision of Teaching) in Pre-Service Education, with Clive Beck & Clare Kosnik

Come join us for an informative discussion on Tuesday, February 12th of Exploring & Modeling an Approach to Teaching (or Vision of Teaching) in Pre-Service Education, with Professor Clive Beck and Professor Clare Kosnik of Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto.

Professor Clive Beck has served as Coordinator of Graduate Studies and Chair of the Graduate Department of Educational Theory at OISE/UT and is past-president of the American Philosophy of Education Society. His books include Educational Philosophy and Theory; Better Schools; Learning Values in Adulthood; Priorities in Teacher Education; and Teaching in a Nutshell (the last 3 co-authored with Clare Kosnik). He is currently writing a book (with Kosnik) tentatively titled Growing as a Teacher. He has been involved in many funded research projects on values education, teaching, and teacher education. Most recently, he has been principal investigator (with Kosnik) of three large-scale longitudinal studies of teachers - Teacher Education for Literacy Teaching (2003-2007), Key Components of Learning to Teach Literacy (2006-2010), and Teacher Change and Growth (2010-2015) - all funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). He is also co-investigator (with Kosnik) of the SSHRC large-scale project Literacy Teacher Educators (2011-20160.

Professor Kosnik's authored books include Innovations in Teacher Education; Priorities in Teacher Education; and Teaching in a Nutshell (co-authored with Clive Beck). She has co-edited Making a Difference in Teacher Education through Self-Study (Springer); Learning Communities in Practice (Springer); and Self-study Methodologies for Teacher Educators (Sense). She is currently co-editing Literacy Teacher Educators: Preparing Student Teachers for a Changing World and co-authoring Growing as a Teacher. She has been involved in many large-scale funded research projects on teaching and teacher education, including Teacher Education for Literacy Teaching (2003-2007), Key Components of Learning to Teach Literacy (2006-2010, Teacher Change and Growth (2010-2016), and Literacy Teacher Educators (2011-2016), all funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Clive Beck is Professor in the Department of Curriculum,Teaching and Learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (OISE/UT). He teaches in the graduate program and in the Midtown elementary pre-service program. His graduate courses include Foundations of Curriculum & Teaching and Reflective Professional Development, and his main pre-service course is School &Society.

Clare Kosnik is Professor in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto (OISE/UT). In the graduate program, she teaches courses both on teacher education and literacy methods (the latter in the Master of Teaching pre-service program). She has held a number of leadership positions at OISE/UT: Director of the Master of Teaching program; Head of the Centre for Teacher Education and Development; Director of the Elementary Preservice Program; and Coordinator of the Midtown Cohort. In 2003, she took a three year leave of absence from OISE/UT to be Executive Director of the Teachers for a New Era research and development project at Stanford University, one of the largest initiatives in teacher education.

Persons interested in attending may rsvp by Thursday, February 7th.


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Initiated in the Fall 2012, the Curriculum and Teaching Colloquium Series serves as a privileged space for students to gain a broader awareness of curricular discussions with international and national scholars.


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