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David Hansen and The Call to Teach

Renewing the Work That Teachers Do

Darryl M. De Marzio David T. Hansen

160 pages
Teachers College Press
The Call to Teach has been used in teacher education and educational research courses the world over. This volume celebrates that landmark text and examines the far-reaching impact of David Hansen’s teaching and scholarship. Essays by international educators and scholars explore his influence on our understanding of a whole host of important themes, including the moral dimensions of teaching, educational research, teacher education, and the philosophy of education. Contributing authors from eight countries consider the influence of Hansen’s ideas from the vantage point of our contemporary educational scene, and from their own unique cultural perspectives. David Hansen and The Call to Teach continues the conversation about the meaning of teaching through the concept of vocation as initiated by Hansen in The Call to Teach and examines its potential to renew the practice of teaching within today’s educational landscape. Book Features: The first book to consider the wide-ranging influence of David Hansen’s scholarship. An international perspective with authors from the United States, China, The United Kingdom, India, Spain, Ireland, Canada, and Norway. A collective effort to retrieve and renew the language of vocation in teaching for the purpose of teacher renewal. An afterword by David T. Hansen.
Author Bio
Darryl M. De Marzio is professor of foundations of education at the University of Scranton.