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Identity Development of Diverse Populations: Implications for Teaching and Administration in Higher EducationWiley 2011; US$ 29.00
This monograph is focused on educating faculty and administrators about the developmental issues faced by students from different racial, ethnic, or other social groupings as they attempt to define themselves during the college years and the ways this information can enhance campus classrooms, programs, and policies. Although there is a growing body... more...
- R&L Education 2011; US$ 35.90
Leaders and aspiring leaders are constantly searching for role models who are successful in placing leadership theory into effective practice. This book identifies ten such role models whose heroic leadership behavior is analyzed in order to reveal what particular abilities and skills made them successful and how those attributes can be applied... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 49.95
The narratives in this book engage the reader and take him or her on a journey to understanding of what it means to be a male teacher who works in early childhood education or with young children. They passionately share of their challenges to be involved in children's lives because they are called to do so; this work is part of their life purpose.... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 54.99
Adventure-based programs have recently become prevailing in the schools in Hong Kong because they usually associate with the enhancement of youngsters' development. Due to the little empirical examination to such apparent frequent use of experiential education, this study used mixed methods to establish its first phenomenal picture, addressing... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 37.00
Exploring key issues in professional life such as how we define ourselves, how we learn as professionals, and what impact current changes and challenges are having on the nature of professional work, this book will offer a rounded selection of perspectives on professional life. more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2011; US$ 20.25
In So What Do They Really Know? Cris Tovani explores the complex issue of monitoring, assessing, and grading students' thinking and performance with fairness and fidelity. Like all teachers, Cris struggles to balance her student-centered instruction with school system mandates. Her recommendations are realistic and practical; she understands that... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 39.99
From Technicians to Teachers provides theoretical and practical reasons for suggesting that widespread, international curriculum reform of the post-1990 period need not deprofessionalise teaching. The widely held deprofessionalisation thesis is both compelling and fatalistic, leading to a despairing sense that teachers are either no more than technicians,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 56.95
Dramatic, profound and far-reaching changes are being visited on schools worldwide that have their genesis a long way from the classroom but which impact heavily on teachers and their work. Most of this reform has been achieved with little or no involvement of teachers themselves. This book sets out to survey the contemporary context of what is happening... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 193.00
This book examines the status of training and continuing professional development of teachers on a national and international level. The authors argue that teachers need to feel that they are part of an empowering professionalism, in which their work has an effect on the abilities of students, and where they play a valuable role in shaping the direction... more...