Constructivist Teacher Education

Author: Virginia Richardson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135715068
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First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

New Teacher Education For The Future

Author: Yin Cheong Cheng
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9789629490584
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Serves to provide readers with an international understanding of how researchers and practitioners in different countries address some essential issues and initiatives in teacher education and development; what they have found from their known and applied research and what the implications are of which are crucial to coping with challenges from the ongoing developments in teacher education.

Professional Learning Gaps And Transitions On The Way From Novice To Expert

Author: Henny P.A. Boshuizen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402020945
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About the Book Series The idea for the Book Series “Innovation and Change in Professional Education” (ICPE) was born in 1996. While working on another publication in this area, we noticed that professional educators faced similar problems without even knowing from each other. It was this observation that resulted in examining the possibilities for a new publication platform about professional education with input from different professions. We wanted to develop a publication source that would bring together educators and researchers to exchange ideas and knowledge about theory, research and professional practice. But we were not only striving for a book series informing readers about important themes in the professions. A second goal was to focus on processes of change and innovation. We were heavily involved in innovations going on in our institutions, and were convinced that a better understanding was needed in a wide range of issues critically important to the future of professional education. It was our belief that scholarly publications about innovation processes may support fundamental change in professional education. ICPE reflects our view that professional education deserves such a publication platform. It aims to approach critical questions of educational innovations, and to examine dynamics of educational change in various professional domains in the context of innovation processes. The books will include contributions from frontline practitioners, leading researchers, or distinguished scholars in professional education, delivering reports of empirical or theoretical research, reviews, interpretations of evaluation studies, or descriptions of innovative approaches.

Innovations In Teacher Education

Author: Clive Beck
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 0791481840
Size: 19.91 MB
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Presents key principles of teacher education and concrete examples from successful programs.

Teaching And Learning Through Reflective Practice

Author: Tony Ghaye
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136842527
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Now in its second edition, Teaching and Learning through Reflective Practice is a practical guide to enable all those involved in educational activities to learn through the practices of reflection. The book highlights the power that those responsible for teaching and learning have to appraise, understand and positively transform their teaching. Seeing the teacher as a reflective learner, the book emphasises a strengths-based approach in which positivity, resilience, optimism and high performance can help invigorate teaching, enhance learning and allow the teacher to reach their full potential. This approach busts the myth that reflection on problems and deficits is the only way to better performance. The approach of this new edition is an ‘appreciative’ one. At its heart is the exploration and illustration of four reflective questions: What’s working well? What needs changing? What are we learning? Where do we go from here? With examples drawn from UK primary teacher education, the book reveals how appreciative reflective conversations can be initiated and sustained. It also sets out a range of practical processes for amplifying success. This book will be a must have for undergraduate and PGCE students on initial teacher training programmes. It will also interest practising teachers, teacher educators and those on continuing professional development courses.

The Future Of Foreign Language Education In The United States

Author: Terry A. Osborn
Publisher: Praeger Pub Text
ISBN: 9780897897198
Size: 65.65 MB
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Focuses on the possibilities for reform in foreign language education, including interdisciplinary, literary, teacher education, heritage language learning, and critical pedagogical approaches. Attention is also paid to epistemological, historical, and "new science" paradigmatic examinations of the field.

In Search Of Understanding

Author: Jacqueline Grennon Brooks
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 0871203588
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Argues for the development of classrooms based on constructivist pedagogy.

International Perspectives On Education

Author: Meng Huat Chau
Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group
ISBN: 9781847063878
Size: 52.86 MB
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International Perspectives on Education draws on the knowledge and experience of a distinguished team of international educationists.