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Teacher training in universities and colleges

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  • Teaching about Teachingby Tom Russell; John Loughran

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    Considers teacher education as an important aspects of the teaching profession and demonstrates why it is so important for higher education institutions to value their teacher educators' professional knowledge. The book demonstrates how teaching about teaching knowledge pedagogy is vital to the development of quality in teacher education and how this... more...

  • Developing Teachers and Teaching Practiceby Christopher Day; Ciaran Sugrue

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Pressure is increasing on all those involved in education, from teachers to policy-makers, to transform schools as organisations, while continuing to implement effective new approaches to teaching and learning. The demand is not only to reach attained targets, but also to be accountable for teaching methods. Developing Teachers and Teaching Practice... more...

  • New Teacher Identity and Regulative Governmentby Tony Brown; Olwen McNamara

    Springer US 2006; US$ 141.73

    This book seeks to address the question of how the task of teaching mathematics to young children might be better understood. But rather than starting out with a conception of mathematics derived from the many histories mathematics might claim as its own we centre the analysis instead within the social practices that surround the teaching of the subject... more...

  • Managing Further Educationby Jacky Lumby

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 40.00

    The incorporation of the further education sector in 1993 was followed by a period of extreme turbulence. Colleges plunged into the complex task of managing huge organizations while under pressure from cuts in funding and a steady expansion in the number and range of students. While financial scandals may have attracted attention, the success of the... more...

  • Studying Teacher Educationby Marilyn Cochran-Smith; Kenneth M. Zeichner

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 110.95

    Published for the American Educational Research Association by Routledge This landmark volume presents the work of the American Educational Research Association's Panel on Research and Teacher Education. It represents a systematic effort to apply a common set of scholarly lenses to a range of important topics in teacher education. The Panel's... more...

  • Teacher Preparation for Linguistically Diverse Classroomsby Tamara Lucas

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    Teacher educators today need knowledge and practical ideas about how to prepare all pre-service and in-service teachers (not just bilingual or ESL specialists) to teach the growing number of students in K-12 classrooms in the United States who speak native languages other than English. This book is at the forefront in focusing exclusively on the preparation... more...

  • Tensions in Teacher Preparationby Lynnette B. Erickson; Nancy Wentworth; Stefinee E. Pinnegar

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 47.99

    Addresses the challenges of meeting national accreditation requirements, including designing assessment instruments and making data-driven decisions. This book explores and shares tensions created as teacher education programs experience changes because of accountability requirements related to the accreditation process. more...

  • Reflective Network Therapy In The Preschool Classroomby Gilbert Kliman

    UPA 2011; US$ 47.50

    This book describes a remarkably effective school-based treatment method that harnesses small social networks for the good of seriously emotionally disturbed preschoolers or those with autism spectrum disorders. The book provides an in-depth explanation of the method — including the work of parents, peers, teachers, and mental health therapists.... more...

  • The Institute of Education 1902-2002by Richard Aldrich

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 43.95

    This centenary history provides the first comprehensive study of the Institute of Education, University of London, the United Kingdom’s premier institution for the study of education. more...

  • College Student Voices on Educational Reformby Kevin Burke; Brian Collier; Maria McKenna

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    This text critically addresses, through college student voices, the American school reform movement in its rhetoric, policy, and practice. It demonstrates how university courses can be designed to treat students as engaged citizens and contextualizes students' voices in the private university and the public sphere. more...