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Teaching in a World of Change

reviewed by Ronald M. Pavalko - 1969

coverTitle: Teaching in a World of Change
Author(s): Robert H. Anderson
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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In reviewing a book one is always faced with the problem of deciding on the criteria to be used in evaluating it. Neither of these books are works of great scholarship, so the usual criteria of scholarly and scientific analysis seem to be ruled out. Both seem to be aimed at an audience of college students preparing to become elementary and secondary school teachers and are concerned with making "better teachers." In addition, Schools Don't Change seems to be aimed at a broader "popular" audience. Thus, it would be reasonable to evaluate these books in terms of the soundness of the advice contained therein. But even in this task a reviewer brings to bear his own disciplinary biases. All of this introspection is by way of introducing my own biases and assumptions, which are those of the sociologist, and sensitizing the reader to the fact that I am looking at these... (preview truncated at 150 words.)

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 70 Number 5, 1969, p. 466-468
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1904, Date Accessed: 9/19/2020 6:26:23 PM

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