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  • 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 Much of these accusations are on out of date or obsolete ideals of the 'good' teacher.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...

  • Social Justice within an American Perspectiveby Alan R. Shoho

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Over the past few years, there was been a notable increase in scholarly presentations and publications involving the role of social justice in educational leadership. The diversity of social justice issues represents one aspect of the impact of globalization on schools and its leaders. In addition, internationally, schools and its leaders are grappling... more...

  • Professional Development for Educational Managementby Lesley Kydd; Megan Crawford; Colin Riches

    McGraw-Hill Education 1997; US$ 49.00

    Part of the "Leadership and Management in Education" series, this book offers both theoretical and practical perspectives on the key components of professional development linking reflection and knowledge with skills and capabilities. It provides an introduction to the processes and skills, which are useful in managing educational establishments. more...

  • Business Schoolsby Howard Thomas

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00

    The aim of this set of papers is to provide frameworks for interpreting the current strategic debates about positioning, research, resources and future evolution of business schools. more...

  • To Build a Better Teacherby Robert G. Holland

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 122.00

    Throughout the 20th century, grade-school teachers were trained in schools of education where progressive theories largely held sway and were licensed by state bureaucracies philosophically compatible with the education schools. Vested education interests now seek to make the monopoly even more controlling by requiring that all teachers be products... more...

  • L' enseignant, un professionnelby Christiane Gohier; Nadine Bednarz; Louise Gaudreau

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1999; US$ 18.00

    Quelle signification doit-on accorder au terme profession et en quoi l'enseignement serait-il qualifié de profession? Que recouvre l'expression de professionnalisation de l'enseignement et de l'enseignant? À quoi fait-on référence quand on parle du professionnalisme de l'enseignant? Peut-on associer développement... more...

  • Accompagnement socioconstructivisteby Louise Lafortune; Colette Deaudelin

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2001; US$ 17.25

    Les auteures de ce livre proposent aux personnes intervenant auprès des enseignants, aux directions d'école, aux services pédagogiques et à tout autre secteur engagé dans ce processus, un programme de formation à l'accompagnement socioconstructiviste illustré par 15 activités qui permettent de s'approprier... more...