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  • Reforms in Teacher Trainingby B.L. Sharma

    ABD Publishers 2009; US$ 40.00

    This book in the scrvicies on teacher training brings into focus a crucial issue, that of reforms necessary to teacher training. It not only includes an incisive evaluation of current teacher training practices, but also brings in critical perspectives which assess in-depth the shortcomings of their system and the changes crucial to it. The emphasis... more...

  • The Quest for Meaning and Wholeness: Spiritual and Religious Connections in the Lives of College Facultyby Jennifer A. Lindholm; Alexander W. Astin; Helen S. Astin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 40.00

    If institutions are to create campus environments that provide welcoming and engaging contexts for personal and professional development of students, faculty, administrators, and staff, all members of campus communities must be willing to look closely not just at what they do (or do not do) on a daily basis, but also why. This book offers an analysis... more...

  • The Thinking Teacherby Oliver Quinlan

    Crown House Publishing 2014; US$ 24.78

    ‘Good Teachers do, great teachers think?. Oliver Quinlan presents ideas from education, business and other areas of life that teachers and educational leaders can use to enhance and explore their thinking. In order to progress we must philosophise about learning, question traditional practice and be resourceful in providing solutions for better education.... more...

  • Great South African Teachersby Jonathan Jansen

    Bookstorm 2011; US$ 14.99

    At a time when newspapers are full of the woes of the South African education system and stories of teachers who let the children in their classes down, this book shows that this is not the whole picture; it is a celebration of heroic teachers who have struggled against great odds to give their students a chance of success. Great South African Teachers... more...

  • Identity Development of Diverse Populations: Implications for Teaching and Administration in Higher Educationby Vasti Torres; Mary F. Howard-Hamilton; Diane L. Cooper

    Wiley 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...

  • Professional Responsibilityby Ciaran Sugrue; Tone Solbrekke

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    What does professional responsibility entail in an increasingly insecure, unpredictable and de-regulated world? This is the core question addressed in this text. The point of departure for the various contributions is that professional responsibility is a way of being in the world that includes a particular mandate ? to behave in a manner consistent... more...

  • An Introduction to Teachingby Gill Nicholls

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 53.95

    The expectations of what it is to be a teacher are as high as ever. An Introduction to Teaching , which is the second edition of the well-established textbook Learning to Teach , provides a fully up-to-date introduction to the process and practice of teaching, and the personal and professional skills that successful teaching requires. This comprehensive... more...

  • Changing Teacher Professionalismby Sharon Gewirtz; Pat Mahony; Ian Hextall; Alan Cribb

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Significant changes in the policy and social context of teaching over the last 30 years have had substantial implications for teacher professionalism. As the influence of central regulation and marketisation has increased, so the scope for professional influence on policy and practice has in many cases diminished. Instead, teachers have had to respond... more...

  • Call to Teacher Leadershipby R. Stewart Mayers; Sally J. Zepeda; Brad Benson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    The Call to Teacher Leadership demonstrates the many ways teachers can be leaders without having to opt out of the classroom full-time. It examines formal leadership positions ? instructional coordinators, lead teachers, department chairs, etc. ? as well as informal leadership roles ? nurturing colleagues, supporting the instructional program, participating... more...

  • A Guide to Staff & Educational Developmentby David Baume; Peter Kahn

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95

    Systematic support for improving education and learning in further and higher education, has moved to centre stage in recent years. This is reflected in the increasing membership of professional bodies. Most new staff are encouraged to engage in staff development programmes, but receive little training to do so. This book has been written to meet this... more...