Confronting Apprenticeships of Observation: How Student-Faculty Pedagogical Partnership Complicates Conceptualization, Understanding, and Practice of Effective Pedagogy

Jerusha Conner, Gwendolyn Vary

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Jerusha Conner
Villanova University
United States

Jerusha Conner is an Associate Professor of Education at Villanova University. Her research focuses on youth organizing and activism, student voice in education policy, and student engagement. 

Gwendolyn Vary
Bryn Mawr
United States

Gwendolyn Vary is a history major at Bryn Mawr College, Class of 2017, with a concentration on gender and sexuality and a minor in educational studies.