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- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 168.00
Professional Knowledge, Professional Lives sets out to examine the state of professional knowledge with regard to teaching and teacher education. The current situation of professional knowledge is scrutinised with particular regard to the location of educational study within the faculties of education. The fate of disciplinary patterns of study, which... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 59.95
This book focuses on strategic staff development in higher education, a sector in which it has been largely viewed as an operational activity with little organizational relevance. The book demonstrates how staff development needs to be based on modern theories of 'organizational learning', aligning itself with institutional and departmental needs as... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2007; US$ 39.95
Performance management is an essential element of any school's strategy to build and maintain a strong and vibrant professional culture that supports high quality teaching and high quality learning. Better Schools, Better Teachers, Better Results specifi cally examines the how of performance management in schools. more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 169.00
The movement of teachers from mostly English-speaking countries into the U.S. has expanded the flow of skilled laborers to include the area of education. Many of such teachers are coming to teach in critical shortage areas such as mathematics, science, and foreign languages. The purpose of this book is to facilitate the transitions of international... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 399.99
Provides a review of the state of teacher education, with chapters from an international group of teacher educators. This book also considers aspects of the three major phases of teacher education: the period prior to commencing in the profession, successful induction into the profession, and the ongoing professional development of teachers. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 238.00
Brings together the research on teachers' expertise and beginning teachers' learning. This book reports a research project on helping student teachers to gain access to experienced teachers' expertis. It explores how school-based initial teacher education can be improved if it is professionally planned in an informed and well thought-out... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 158.00
Talks about perceptions and understanding of professional learning communities, as well as highlights frequently neglected complexities and challenges. This book offers an understanding of topics such as distributed leadership, dialogue, organisational memory, trust, self-assessment and inquiry, and purpose linked to learning. more...
- RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95
Teacher education has been subject to both scathing criticism and innumerable efforts designed to reform it or to save it from being dismantled. One of the latest and most well funded efforts aimed at teacher education reform is boldly titled Teachers for a New Era (TNE). Eleven colleges and universities of various types nationwide were selected to... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 172.00
Offers an introduction to the professional issues that trainee teachers need to address during their training. Using practical examples, this book covers the range of core professional skills and concepts that student teachers need to acquire, irrespective of their subject specialism or training route. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 158.00
Explores the principles behind successful mentoring-coaching in education. This book addresses practical issues such as: Can anyone learn to be a mentor-coach? What behaviour counts as mentoring-coaching? How do I know what to do, in what order and how? What are the potential benefits? And what pitfalls might there be and how can these be avoided? more...