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Disciplinary History and the Situation of History Teachers
AbstractA growing consensus in the history education community supports the idea that the discipline of history provides the best opportunity for moving beyond a “nation-building” or “skills-based” approach to teaching about the past. The social and temporal characteristics of the discipline of history mean such conclusions have important implications for teachers of history who must engage with that academic discipline when designing lessons for their pupils. In order to understand the process by which such a curriculum approach might be effected, it is necessary to posit a relationship between history teachers and the discipline of history that rests upon a theoretical model in which history teachers are understood both to represent and embody the discipline of history when teaching their pupils.
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Fordham, M. Disciplinary History and the Situation of History Teachers. Educ. Sci. 2012, 2, 242-253.View more citation formats
Fordham M. Disciplinary History and the Situation of History Teachers. Education Sciences. 2012; 2(4):242-253.Chicago/Turabian Style
Fordham, Michael. 2012. "Disciplinary History and the Situation of History Teachers." Educ. Sci. 2, no. 4: 242-253.