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  • The Decline of the Guruby Philip G. Altbach

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 53.00

    The academic profession faces new challenges everywhere. The pressures of mass higher education, accountability, fiscal constraints, distance education and the new technologies, and changing attitudes concerning academic work have combined to place unprecedented strains on the professoriate. There is no country that has avoided these challenges, although... more...

  • Teacher Professionalism in Further and Higher Educationby Jocelyn Robson

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 55.95

    Teachers from further and higher education are rarely considered together. This book explores the differences and similarities that exist between these groups. It provides an up-to-date account of developments and brings together arguments and debates about both groups of teachers to challenge some strongly held beliefs. Focusing on aspects of teachers'... more...

  • Reconstructing Professionalism in University Teachingby Melanie Walker

    McGraw-Hill Education 2001; US$ 57.00

    Focuses on a small group of academics from different disciplines making sense of their teaching situations. This book is the story of a higher education project, and reveals how academics working together on researching their own teaching can both improve their students' learning and start to redefine their own professional roles. more...

  • Teacher Learning and Developmentby Peter Aubusson; Sandy Schuck

    Springer 2007; US$ 59.99

    Provides theoretical and practical knowledge on teacher education, development and professional learning. This book includes sections on: the role and significance of learning relationships; emerging dilemmas and challenges; and, processes of self-study in teacher education. more...

  • Education and Related Servicesby Susan Echaore-McDavid

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 49.50

    With about one in four Americans enrolled in educational institutions, the Bureau of Labor Statistics ranks educational services as the second largest industry, accounting for nearly 13 million jobs. This book profiles 103 jobs in this field. The career profiles include: Coach, Cook, Groundskeeper, Independent instructor, and more. more...

  • Seeking Integrity in Teacher Educationby Ann Katherine Schulte

    Springer 2008; US$ 129.00

    Offers a perspective on the analogous relationship involved when a teacher educator teaches teachers how to examine the impact of their own identities on their teaching while examining that herself. This book lets teacher educator examine the practice as a way of learning about teaching as well as challenging teacher education. more...

  • How Was Your Day at School?by Nathan Eklund

    Search Institute Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    Addressing the alarmingly low rate of job retention in classroom education, this guide offers practical advice to administrators and teachers for avoiding teacher burnout and increasing teacher satisfaction and performance. Since the quality of the classroom teacher is the single most important factor in predicting student success, retention of high-quality... more...

  • The Dark Side of Educational Leadershipby Walter S. Polka; Peter R. Litchka

    R&L Education 2008; US$ 26.99

    A valuable resource to institutions of higher education and various state and national superintendent organizations and agencies, The Dark Side of Educational Leadership provides valuable insights into specific resiliency behaviors that contribute to superintendents' abilities to overcome the trauma associated with being a professional victim. Specifically... more...

  • The Truth About Teachingby Coleen Armstrong

    Wiley 2009; US$ 18.95

    A beautiful gift book that offers encouragement, comfort, andinspiration for new (and veteran) teachers This beautifully designed book is a celebration of the joys andchallenges of the teaching life. Author and veteran educator ColeenArmstrong is a wise, witty, and caring mentor. Her words ofencouragement will resonate with new teachers, with students... more...

  • Other Duties as Assignedby Jan Burgess; Donna Bates

    ASCD 2009; US$ 26.95

    Featuring practical tools, resource lists, advice columns, and questions for reflection, this book for new and experienced K-12 teacher leaders describes how to share leadership, build teams, cultivate relationships, and improve teaching and learning. more...