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A transactional theory on sustainability teaching: Teacher moves

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This chapter presents a transactional teaching theory by elaborating how teachers set a scene (learning environment) and stage fruitful inquiries through performing well-considered teacher moves. There are several types of teacher moves. An important distinction is that between scene-setting moves and moves to stage an inquiry. Within the scene-setting moves, there are two variants with a different function: adding and instructing moves. When it comes to moves to stage an inquiry, there are four types of moves with a different function: confirming, reorienting, generating and judging moves. These can be divided into two groups: directing and deepening moves. In each of these categories, teachers can make epistemological, moral and political moves in order to facilitate students’ learning in accordance with specific purposes. Awareness of a wide variety of possible teacher moves can help teachers to successfully manage the interplay (transactions) between intrapersonal, interpersonal, institutional and physical aspects that influence students’ learning.

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Östman, Leif Olov, Katrien Van Poeck, and Johan Öhman. 2019. “A Transactional Theory on Sustainability Teaching: Teacher Moves.” In Sustainable Development Teaching: Ethical and Political Challenges, ed. Katrien Van Poeck, Leif Olov Östman, and Johan Öhman, 140–152. Routledge.
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Östman, L. O., Van Poeck, K., & Öhman, J. (2019). A transactional theory on sustainability teaching: Teacher moves. In K. Van Poeck, L. O. Östman, & J. Öhman (Eds.), Sustainable Development Teaching: Ethical and Political Challenges (pp. 140–152). Routledge.
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Östman LO, Van Poeck K, Öhman J. A transactional theory on sustainability teaching: Teacher moves. In: Van Poeck K, Östman LO, Öhman J, editors. Sustainable Development Teaching: Ethical and Political Challenges. Routledge; 2019. p. 140–52.
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Östman, Leif Olov, Katrien Van Poeck, and Johan Öhman. “A Transactional Theory on Sustainability Teaching: Teacher Moves.” Sustainable Development Teaching: Ethical and Political Challenges. Ed. Katrien Van Poeck, Leif Olov Östman, & Johan Öhman. Routledge, 2019. 140–152. Print.
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  author       = {{\"O}stman, Leif Olov and Van Poeck, Katrien and {\"O}hman, Johan},
  booktitle    = {Sustainable Development Teaching: Ethical and Political Challenges},
  editor       = {Van Poeck, Katrien and {\"O}stman, Leif Olov and {\"O}hman, Johan},
  isbn         = {978-0-8153-5753-7},
  language     = {eng},
  pages        = {140--152},
  publisher    = {Routledge},
  title        = {A transactional theory on sustainability teaching: Teacher moves},
  year         = {2019},
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