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Ethnographic interviewing for teacher preparation and staff development : a field guide / Carolyn Frank.

By: Frank, Carolyn.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Teachers College Press, c2011Description: ix, 103 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780807752562 (pbk.); 0807752568 (pbk.).Subject(s): Observation (Educational method) | Teaching -- Social aspects -- United States | Elementary school teachers -- Training of -- United States | Middle school teachers -- Training of -- United States | Grundschullehrer | Lehrerbildung | USADDC classification: 371.102 Other classification: 5,3 | DN 7002
Contents:
Acknowledgement -- Introduction -- Ethnography -- Culture -- Scope of This Book -- Data Collection -- Ethnographic Interviews -- Summary -- Ethnographic Questions -- Ethnographic Interviews as Speech Events -- Grand Tour Questions -- Elements of Ethnographic Interviews -- Food as a Source of Culture Awareness -- Summary -- Interviewing Parents During Home Visits -- Ethnographic Interviews During Home Visits -- Against a Theory of Cultural Deprivation -- Grand Tours of the Home -- Eliciting Information: Observing the Home -- Successes and Problems with Home Visits -- When the Teacher Does Not Speak the Language -- Summary -- Interviewing Children -- Challenges with Interviewing Children -- Case Study: Interviewing Karen -- Preservice Teachers Interviewing Children -- Children in ESL Classes/English Learners as Child Informants -- Interviewing Children at Home -- Children with Special Needs -- Summary -- Interviewing Teachers in Teacher Education -- How Ethnographic Interviews Explain Observations -- Questions for Student Teachers to Ask -- Questions for Preservice Teachers to Ask -- Ethnography Based on Evidence -- How Interviews Answer Questions from Observations -- How Ethnographic Questions Expand Teacher Answers -- Summary -- Ethnography in the Classroom -- Students as Ethnographers -- Ethnographer of the Day -- How Student Ethnography Helps Teachers -- Summary -- Conclusion -- Teachers and Children, Teachers and Parents -- Ethnography and Preservice Teachers -- Ethnography in the Classroom -- Home Visits -- References -- Index -- About the Author.
Summary: Are you using interviews in your classroom? Carolyn Frank's new book orr interviewing is a powerful tool for teachers and educational researchers. Through an anthropological framework, this book explains techniques for ethnographic interviews and observations in and out of the classroom. Frank shows how teachers in particular can use interviewing to improve their teaching and communicate, better with students and parents. This Volume; can also be used as an excellent guide for teacher researchers inquiring to their own practice ahd for educational researchers who want to know how they;can learn nibre about classroom life, especially in an elemantary school setting. These are specifics on developing rapport, putting the parent of student at ease constructing questions and analyzing data.Summary: Key Strategies and guideIines to prepare and conduct interviews.Summary: Real Life examples drawn from the author's own experiences as a teacher, educational researcher, and professor.Summary: Assessment tools and instructional plans and how to choose the best ones for different students.Summary: Carolyn Frank is a professor in the Charter College of Education at Californian.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Acknowledgement -- 1. Introduction -- Ethnography -- Culture -- Scope of This Book -- Data Collection -- Ethnographic Interviews -- Summary -- 2. Ethnographic Questions -- Ethnographic Interviews as Speech Events -- Grand Tour Questions -- Elements of Ethnographic Interviews -- Food as a Source of Culture Awareness -- Summary -- 3. Interviewing Parents During Home Visits -- Ethnographic Interviews During Home Visits -- Against a Theory of Cultural Deprivation -- Grand Tours of the Home -- Eliciting Information: Observing the Home -- Successes and Problems with Home Visits -- When the Teacher Does Not Speak the Language -- Summary -- 4. Interviewing Children -- Challenges with Interviewing Children -- Case Study: Interviewing Karen -- Preservice Teachers Interviewing Children -- Children in ESL Classes/English Learners as Child Informants -- Interviewing Children at Home -- Children with Special Needs -- Summary -- 5. Interviewing Teachers in Teacher Education -- How Ethnographic Interviews Explain Observations -- Questions for Student Teachers to Ask -- Questions for Preservice Teachers to Ask -- Ethnography Based on Evidence -- How Interviews Answer Questions from Observations -- How Ethnographic Questions Expand Teacher Answers -- Summary -- 6. Ethnography in the Classroom -- Students as Ethnographers -- Ethnographer of the Day -- How Student Ethnography Helps Teachers -- Summary -- 7. Conclusion -- Teachers and Children, Teachers and Parents -- Ethnography and Preservice Teachers -- Ethnography in the Classroom -- Home Visits -- References -- Index -- About the Author.

Are you using interviews in your classroom? Carolyn Frank's new book orr interviewing is a powerful tool for teachers and educational researchers. Through an anthropological framework, this book explains techniques for ethnographic interviews and observations in and out of the classroom. Frank shows how teachers in particular can use interviewing to improve their teaching and communicate, better with students and parents. This Volume; can also be used as an excellent guide for teacher researchers inquiring to their own practice ahd for educational researchers who want to know how they;can learn nibre about classroom life, especially in an elemantary school setting. These are specifics on developing rapport, putting the parent of student at ease constructing questions and analyzing data.

Key Strategies and guideIines to prepare and conduct interviews.

Real Life examples drawn from the author's own experiences as a teacher, educational researcher, and professor.

Assessment tools and instructional plans and how to choose the best ones for different students.

Carolyn Frank is a professor in the Charter College of Education at Californian.

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<p>Carolyn Frank is a professor in the Charter College of Education at California State University, Los Angeles and director of the Los Angeles Writing Project.</p>

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