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Faculty Perspectives on Critical Pedagogy and Social Justice

Abstract In an attempt to gain a greater understanding of the interpretations and attitudes of higher education faculty in education programs teaching critical pedagogy, social justice, student empowerment and related concepts I conducted interviews with twenty faculty members in education programs in the New York City area. It is a study looking at the philosophies and conceptions of faculty and the relationship between those philosophies and their actions in the classroom. The interviews were transcribed and analyzed for trends and patterns. The nature of the questions focused on various aspects of critical pedagogy and allowed for an easy transition to preliminary categories based on the interview questions. The data was reviewed again for simila... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Boudon, Daniel John (Author) / Margolis, Eric (Advisor) / Romero, Mary (Committee member) / Sandlin, Jennifer (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Sociology of education / Teacher education / Educational evaluation / critical pedagogy / empowerment / social justice / teacher education / teaching philosophy
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 158 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Educational Leadership and Policy Studies 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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