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A teaching team: More than the sum of its parts
Education Conference Papers
  • Lorraine Day, University of Notre Dame Australia
  • Derek Hurrell, University of Notre Dame Australia
Publication Date
1-1-2012
Abstract
Team teaching is not a new idea with a history spanning more than 40 years. It is an enduring idea yet its practice would not be the norm in most Australian school settings and across most content areas. This paper discusses the experiences of two educators who were given the opportunity to team teach in the area of mathematics education at a tertiary institution. It explores some of the challenges and joys of working in an educational environment which celebrates discourse, questioning and risk taking while modelling a collaborative approach for students. Keywords: team teaching, professional practice, pedagogy, tertiary teaching, dialogic teaching
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  • Peer-reviewed,
  • Published in Full
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The Authors:

Ms Lorraine Day

Mr Derek Hurrell

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Citation Information
Lorraine Day and Derek Hurrell. "A teaching team: More than the sum of its parts" (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/derek-hurrell/1/