On Teaching and Learning: Putting the Principles and Practices of Dialogue Education into Action

November 2, 2007|
On Teaching and Learning: Putting the Principles and Practices of Dialogue Education into Action by Jane Vella
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On Teaching and Learning takes the ideas explored in renowned educator Jane Vella’s best-selling book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach to the next level and explores how dialogue education has been applied in educational settings around the world. Throughout the book, she shows how to put the principles and practices of dialogue education into action and uses illustrative stories and examples from her extensive travels. Dialogue education values inquiry, integrity, and commitment to equity—values that are also central to democracy. Learners are treated as beings worthy of respect, recognized for the knowledge and experience they bring to the learning experience. Dialogue education emphasizes the importance of safety and belonging. It is an approach that welcomes one’s certainties and one’s questions.

 

The Author Jane Vella founded the Jubilee Popular Education Center (now Global Learning Partners) in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is an adjunct professor at the School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She has designed and led community education and staff development programs in more than forty countries aro...
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Title:On Teaching and Learning: Putting the Principles and Practices of Dialogue Education into ActionFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:272 pages, 9.1 X 6.2 X 1 inShipping dimensions:272 pages, 9.1 X 6.2 X 1 inPublished:November 2, 2007Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0787986992

ISBN - 13:9780787986995

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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