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Confusions and conundrums during final practicum: A Study of preservice teachers’ knowledge of challenging behaviour

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  • This chapter describes the psy-knowledges central to preservice teachers’ understandings of challenging behaviour. Particularly, it pays attention to the unexpectedly dangerous questions generated when working towards a practical and integrated understanding of how biological, psychological, and ecological factors interact. This chapter deploys Foucauldian discourse analysis to problematize the preservice teachers’ shifting and changeable awareness of these causal attributions of behaviour and how this impacts their pedagogy.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • McMahon, S. & Harwood, V. (2016). Confusions and conundrums during final practicum: A Study of preservice teachers’ knowledge of challenging behaviour. In E. B. Petersen & Z. Millei (Eds.), Interrupting the Psy-Disciplines in Education (pp. 145-166). London, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781137513045

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85017596199

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3619&context=sspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/2618

Book Title


  • Interrupting the Psy-Disciplines in Education

Start Page


  • 145

End Page


  • 166

Place Of Publication


  • London, United Kingdom

Abstract


  • This chapter describes the psy-knowledges central to preservice teachers’ understandings of challenging behaviour. Particularly, it pays attention to the unexpectedly dangerous questions generated when working towards a practical and integrated understanding of how biological, psychological, and ecological factors interact. This chapter deploys Foucauldian discourse analysis to problematize the preservice teachers’ shifting and changeable awareness of these causal attributions of behaviour and how this impacts their pedagogy.

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • McMahon, S. & Harwood, V. (2016). Confusions and conundrums during final practicum: A Study of preservice teachers’ knowledge of challenging behaviour. In E. B. Petersen & Z. Millei (Eds.), Interrupting the Psy-Disciplines in Education (pp. 145-166). London, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

International Standard Book Number (isbn) 13


  • 9781137513045

Scopus Eid


  • 2-s2.0-85017596199

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=3619&context=sspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/2618

Book Title


  • Interrupting the Psy-Disciplines in Education

Start Page


  • 145

End Page


  • 166

Place Of Publication


  • London, United Kingdom