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ERIC Number: ED392795
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 684
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-08-042304-3
International Encyclopedia of Teaching and Teacher Education. Second Edition.
Anderson, Lorin W., Ed.
This 140-article encycolpedia is intended for those who wish to obtain an overview of a specific area of education in a fairly short period of time. Members of this audience include: graduate students, university professors working outside their area of expertise, and classroom teachers searching for a body of knowledge to inform, guide and/or justify their teaching practices. The volume has two parts. Part A, on teaching, contains eight sections on the following topics: (1) the nature and characteristics of teachers; (2) theories and models of teaching; (3) instructional programs and strategies; (4) teaching skills and techniques; (5) school and classroom factors; (6) students and the teaching-learning process; (7) teaching for specific objectives; and (8) the study of teaching. Part B, on teacher education, contains three sections on the following topics: (1) concepts and issues in teacher education; (2) generic initial teacher education; and (3) continuing teacher education. Each of the sections has its own introduction and a complete bibliography with suggestions for further reading. Extensive name and subject indexes are also included. (LL)
Elsevier Science Inc., 660 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591-5153 ($150).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A