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  • Dancing in the Lightby Marcia Behrenbruch

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    Sustainability, globalization, the rapid growth of knowledge and the need for internationally minded citizens require a rethinking of education. Concept based inquiry learning has been offered for over a century as an alternative to traditional education centered on textbooks, invasive standardized testing and control external to the student. Yet the... more...

  • Ways of Learning to Teachby Shlomo Back

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    This book deals with commonly reported accusations about the nature of teacher education based on arguments and disagreements about what teacher education should do, how it should do it and what it should produce in its graduates. Much of these accusations are on out of date or obsolete ideals of the 'good' teacher. It is a philosophical exploration... more...

  • Professional Learning in the Knowledge Societyby Karen Jensen; Leif Chr. Lahn; Monika Nerland

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    This book presents an entirely new approach to professional learning based on perspectives of the knowledge society and, in particular, an interpretation of Knorr Cetina’s work on scientific ‘epistemic cultures’. Starting with a conceptual chapter and followed by a suite of empirical studies from accountancy, education, nursing and software... more...

  • Teacher Learning and Power in the Knowledge Societyby Rosemary Clark; D.W. Livingstone; Harry Smaller

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    The rise of knowledge workers has been widely heralded but there has been little research on their actual learning practices. This book provides the first systematic comparative study of the formal and informal learning of different professional groups, with a particular focus on teachers. Drawing on unique large-scale national surveys of working conditions... more...

  • Making it Realby Julie A. Gorlewski; David A. Gorlewski

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    This book provides no answer key. If you are looking for “one right answer,” go elsewhere. Implicit in the current educational reform movement towards standards and standardization is the belief that the work of teachers is quantifiable; that the hours and days of contact time between teachers and students can be reduced to a number that... more...

  • Gelingendes Lernen durch Selbstregulationby Sylvana Keller; Sabine Ogrin; Wolfgang Ruppert; Bernhard Schmitz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 29.00

    Hauptbeschreibung Selbstregulation ist die Fähigkeit, Gedanken, Gefühle und Handlungen zu planen und an persönliche Ziele anzupassen. Von dieser Kompetenz profitieren SchülerInnen und LehrerInnen. Mithilfe von selbstregulierten Arbeitsweisen fällt es SchülerInnen leichter, an den Lernstoff heranzugehen.LehrerInnen werden... more...

  • Dimensions in Mentoringby Susan Myers; Connie Anderson

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    This book provides practitioners, researchers, and those involved in mentoring activities insight into varying types of mentoring. It covers aspects of mentoring with preservice teachers, K-12 practitioners, academia, and professionals in public and private sectors. Other areas not typically covered include service learning, faculty and graduate student... more...

  • Supervising Student Teachersby Alexander Cuenca

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.95

    The student teaching experience is often considered one of the most influential aspects of teacher preparation. Key in the success of student teaching is the university supervisor. During the student teaching experience, the university supervisor is mainly responsible for helping pre-service teachers relate university coursework with the situated experiences... more...

  • Practice-Based Educationby Joy Higgs; Ronald Barnett; Stephen Billett; Maggie Hutchings; Franziska Trede

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.95

    Practice-Based Education: Perspectives and Strategies. This book draws on the collective vision, research, scholarship and experience of leading academics in the field of practice-based and professional education. It presents multiple perspectives and critical appraisals on this significant trend in higher education and examines strategies for implementing... more...