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Embracing contraries

explorations in learning and teaching

by Peter Elbow

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Education -- Philosophy -- 1965-

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p301-306. - Includes index.

    StatementPeter Elbow.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1025.2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv,314p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21163128M
    ISBN 100195036921

    Embracing Contraries: Combining Assistance and Assessment in New Teacher Induction by Brian Yusko & Sharon Feiman-Nemser - Background/Context: Although the induction literature has traditionally recommended separating assistance and assessment, there has been growing recognition that assessment is integral to promoting and gauging teacher quality. So says Peter Elbow in Embracing Contraries,** perhaps the best book I've ever read on teaching. The theme of the book should resonate in the minds of all engineering professors. Most of us are often frustrated, feeling ourselves pulled in opposite directions. We want to be good teachers.

    This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the English at [email protected] Amherst. It has been accepted for inclusion in English. Department Faculty Publication Series by an authorized administrator of [email protected] by: In his book, Embracing Contraries, Peter Elbow says, “Doubting and believing are among the most powerful root acts we can perform with our minds.” We become better .

    Embracing Contraries: Explorations in Learning and Teaching Paperback - Octo Writing With Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Process Sharing and Responding by Peter Elbow (1-Nov) Paperback. This new collection of essays brings together the best of Elbow's writing since the publication of Embracing Contraries in The volume includes sections on voice, the experience of writing, teaching, and evaluation.


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Elbow explores the "contraries" in the educational process, in particular his theory that clear thinking can be enhanced by inviting indecision, incoherence, and paradoxical thinking.

The essays, written over a period of twenty-five years, are engaged in a single enterprise:to arrive at insights or conclusions about learning and teaching while still doing justice to the "rich messiness" of intellectual by:   Elbow is the author of several books, including Embracing Contraries: Explorations in Learning and Teaching (Oxford UP, ), Writing with Power: Techniques for Mastering the Writing Embracing contraries book (Oxford Embracing contraries book, ), Writing Without Teachers (O Peter Elbow is Professor Emeritus of English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst/5(34).

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Embracing contraries: explorations in learning and teaching. Peter Elbow's widely-acclaimed and novel theories on the writing process, set out in Writing without Teachers and Writing with Power, have earned him the reputation of a leading innovator in the field. Embracing Contraries: Explorations in Learning and Teaching by Peter Elbow.

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Embracing Contraries: Implementing and Sustaining Teacher Evaluation. Teachers are evaluated by one means or another in virtually every school district.

And in most of those districts, teachers and administrators agree that the activity is ritualistic and largely a waste of time (Stiggins &.

These are examples of the contraries that Elbow asks us to embrace as we work our way through this book of collected essays on learning and teaching. In this passage, Elbow delineates the basic of flaw of the banking model of teaching where students are treated as boxes in which information is deposited to be retrieved later on demand.

EMBRACING CONTRARIES TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Part 1 The Learning Process 1 Nondisciplinary Courses and the Two Roots of Real Learning 2 Cooking: The Interaction of Conflicting Elements 3 Teaching Two Kinds of Thinking by Teaching Writing Part 2 The Teaching Process 4 Exploring My Teaching 5 The Pedagogy of the Bamboozled.

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Embracing Contraries: The Spiritual Quest as a Lifelong Process. Download of this chapter from the book Spiritual Dimensions of Ageing, edited by Malcolm Johnson and Joanna Walker, Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, by clicking here. Embracing Contraries by Peter Elbow,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(34).

Embracing Contraries: Explorations in Learning and Teaching. Peter Elbow. Oup Usa () For this book Elbow has drawn together twelve of his essays on the nature of learning and teaching to suggest a comprehensive philosophy of education.

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Embracing Your Strengths, New Challenges, and Those Ever-Present Contraries. Posted Febru by laurielmorrison & filed under The Writing Process, The Writing Process, Young Adult Literature.

Recently, I stumbled upon two engaging, thought-provoking things that really resonated with me even though they seem almost to contradict each other: a blog post by middle grade and young adult.—Peter Elbow, author of Embracing Contraries and Writing Without Teachers "I know this book is meant for school people but I think it would be very useful for parents, both so they could understand how schools can help their children but also so they can learn to .strength—and, for that, we need both/and thinking or embracing contraries.

So, with the voice stalemate, we need to stop trying to find out which of the competing positions is right—or trying.