ERIC Number: ED392795
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
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)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Educational Objectives, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Encyclopedias, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators, Teaching Models, Teaching (Occupation), Teaching Skills
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
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