Living With Uncertainty While Maintaining Educational Values (A Critical Overview)


by Robin Barrow 2013

This paper endorses the overall argument of the preceding contributions. It argues for an approach to teacher education focused more strongly on the nature of the educational enterprise and the why, wherefore and how of teaching specific subjects. The importance of distinguishing between the provisional nature of knowledge claims and relativism is stressed, as is the distinction between the uncertain and the arbitrary.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 112. No. 1.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 115 Number 13, 2013, p. 238-258
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 18328, Date Accessed: 10/18/2017 5:36:16 AM

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