NARRATIVES OF A NOVICE EDUCATOR: The Development of A Social Work Teacher

  • John A. Kayser Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver, Denver, Co

Abstract

This article is the author's narrative of his initial development as a novice social work educator (i.e., the first four years of teaching). Through the life story lens, three interrelated aspects of faculty development are examined: (a) self-concept of being an educator; (b) relationship with students; and (c) relationship with faculty colleagues. The organizing theme of "a community of learners" interweaves personal and professional influences in order to provide one example of a teacher's internal culture. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]

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Published
2014-06-12
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