Theorising professional development in the academy: a conversational approach

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dc.contributor.author Golja, Tanja en_US
dc.contributor.author Schaverien, Lynette en_US
dc.contributor.editor Jeffrey P en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-11-09T02:47:19Z
dc.date.available 2009-11-09T02:47:19Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en_US
dc.identifier 2005002217 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Golja Tania and Schaverien Lynette 2005, 'Theorising professional development in the academy: a conversational approach', AARE, Parramatta, Australia, pp. 1-23. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1324-9320 en_US
dc.identifier.other E1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/2152
dc.description.abstract There is increasing recognition of the need to rethink academic professional development, to shift it from industrial-era craft-based approaches to approaches more in tune with the complex, multi-faceted demands of contemporary higher education. We describe and analyse the learning of a group of three academics over a series of six audio taped conversations. Participants appeared to refine, by means of selection over time, the ways they categorised or carved up their world. Our findings suggest the potency of reconceiving professional development generatively, in terms of a biologically based selectionist theory of learning. We discuss the need for follow-up investigations of the extent to which these academics' regenerated ideas inform their professional practice. en_US
dc.publisher AARE en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://www.aare.edu.au/05pap/alpha.htm en_US
dc.title Theorising professional development in the academy: a conversational approach en_US
dc.parent AARE 2005 Creative Dissent: Constructive Solutions en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Parramatta, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 23 en_US
dc.cauo.name IML en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.conference.location Parramatta, Australia en_US
dc.for 130313 en_US
dc.personcode 020566 en_US
dc.personcode 950007 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Teacher Education and Professional Development of Educators en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.custom Australian Association for Research in Education en_US
dc.date.activity 20051127 en_US
dc.location.activity Parramatta, Australia en_US
dc.description.keywords academic staff development, conversational research approaches en_US
dc.staffid 950007 en_US


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