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  • Qualities of Effective Teachersby James H. Stronge

    ASCD 2007; US$ 25.95

    The 2nd edition of this authoritative book updates the research base and extends its applications to teachers who work with at-risk and high-ability students, emphasizing how teachers can control their own preparation, personality, and practices to influence student achievement. more...

  • 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...

  • Teachers Matterby Christopher Day; Gordon Stobart; Pam Sammons; Alison Kington; Qing Gu

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    Based on a DfES funded study of 300 teachers in 100 primary and secondary schools in England, this book aims to identify different patterns of influence and effect between groups of teachers, which provide powerful evidence of the complexities of teachers' work, lives, identity and commitment. more...

  • Teacher Learning and Developmentby Peter Aubusson

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 41.20

    This book synthesises current practice and research developments from internationally recognised scholars and practitioners. In doing so, it provides theoretical and practical knowledge which informs teacher education, development and professional learning. 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...

  • Primary Teaching Todayby Denis Hayes

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 39.95

    Primary Teaching Today takes the reader ‘behind the scenes’ and alerts them to the fundamental attitudes and practices that every new primary teacher must acquire to make a success of their work and, crucially, to get maximum enjoyment while doing so. With a friendly narrative style and refreshing candour, the book focuses as much on what primary... more...

  • Teaching: Professionalisation, Development and Leadershipby David Johnson; Rupert Maclean

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 176.62

    Harry Judge It is doubly fortunate that a foreword is not an introduction. Since it is mercifully brief, it should not be expected to mention respectfully each of the distinguished contributions which constitute “the word” before which it modestly stands as herald. For the same reason it cannot be expected to constrain within one overarching framework... more...

  • Seeking Integrity in Teacher Educationby Ann Katherine Schulte

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 129.52

    In this book, a teacher educator examines her practice as a way of learning about teaching as well as challenging teacher education. This book offers a unique perspective on the analogous relationship involved when a teacher educator teaches teachers. more...