By Marjorie Barrett Logsdon

ISBN-10: 0997648821

ISBN-13: 9780997648829

Marjorie Barrett Logsdon, a instructor of highschool English literature and composition, explores the studies that ended in her choice to rework her authoritarian pedagogical perform. Believing that sharing strength with scholars is extra conducive to writing-as-process (as against wrtiing-as-product), Marjorie is stunned to come across resistance, not just from scholars, yet inside of herself.  Writing in the genre of the speculative/personal essay, Marjorie demanding situations her assumptions approximately "being in authority," "being an authority," and the "authority of students to writer texts."  Drawing from goals, thoughts, and stories, Marjorie weaves a considerate and insightful inquiry into the nuances of pedagogical authority. utilizing the metaphor of an alchemist's crucible, she clarifies "matters of text," "matters of time," and "matters of meaning." despite a teacher's box of analysis, Marjorie's inquiry deals an inspiring instance of ways committed academics can inquire into the character in their personal pedagogical perform.  

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