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Pedagogical literacy: what it means and what it allows

Maclellan, Effie (2008) Pedagogical literacy: what it means and what it allows. Teaching and Teacher Education, 24 (8). pp. 1986-1992. ISSN 0742-051X

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    Abstract

    In the context of literacy being understood as an evolving concept, this article argues that a particular form of literacy, pedagogical literacy, is an important cognitive tool for a developed conceptualisation of pedagogical content knowledge and that, by extension, being pedagogically literate is an integral feature of being a professional teacher. Pedagogical literacy is a reflexive concept in which reading and writing (through a knowledge-transforming model) about pedagogical content knowledge is the essential means through which the teacher's pedagogical reasoning develops.

    Item type: Article
    ID code: 6966
    Keywords: literacy, scottish education, pedagogy, learning, teaching, Theory and practice of education, Higher Education
    Subjects: Education > Theory and practice of education
    Education > Theory and practice of education > Higher Education
    Department: Faculty of Education > Educational and Professional Studies
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      Depositing user: Prof Effie Maclellan
      Date Deposited: 15 Sep 2008
      Last modified: 04 Oct 2012 12:36
      URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/6966

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