ERIC Number: ED549557
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jan-1
Reference Count: N/A
PDLE: Sustaining Professionalism. Volume 3
Byrd, Patricia, Ed.; Nelson, Gayle, Ed.
Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL)
This third volume looks at ways that seasoned professionals continue to develop throughout their careers. The text includes descriptive accounts of professionals seeking to enhance their careers while remaining inspired to continue to develop professionally. This volume reveals how personal and professional lives are entwined. It proves that TESOL professionals can continue to innovate and rise to challenges throughout their careers. Volume 3 of the series opens with a Series Editor's Preface, Acknowledgment, and an Introduction. Chapters include: (1) On Remaining a Teacher: Transformations, Detours, and Affirmations (Carol Clark); (2) Becoming "Scholar of the College" (Andrew D. Cohen); (3) Outside In, Inside Out: Creating a Teaching Portfolio (Rosie Tanner); (4) Challenges and Motivations: Organizing a Drama Festival for High School Students (Aysegul Daloglu); (5) Writing for Grant Dollar$ (Jane E. Averill); (6) The Roller Coaster Ride of Editing a Book (John M. Murphy); (7) Small Corrections: Becoming a Textbook Writer (Linda Grant); (8) Going for the Gold: Managing an Academic Department (Siti Hamin Stapa); (9) A Far Cry From the Classroom: Becoming an Administrator (Rosslyn Smith); (10) Taking the Bull by the Horns: Designing a Teacher-Initiated Professional Development Program (Elana Spector-Cohen, Carol Wexler, and Sara Kol); (11) Training Teachers to be Teacher Trainers: It's More Complicated Than You'd Think (Briony Beaven); (12) Sabbatical Projects Can Make a Difference: A Tale of Curriculum Revision (Sharon Seymour); (13) Moving Into the Unknown: When Leaving a Secure Position Sustains Your Professionalism (Susan Conrad); (14) A Fulbright Adventure: Just Do It! (Gayle Nelson); and (15) Starting a TESOL Caucus for Nonnative Speakers of English: The Politics of Professional Development (George Braine). [Additional Volumes from the series are available in ERIC. See "PDLE: Extending Provisional Contributions. Volume 2" at ED549556 and "PDLE: Communities of Supportive Professionals. Volume 4" at ED549538.]
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Communities of Practice, Language Teachers, Teacher Collaboration, Faculty Development, Teacher Characteristics, Portfolios (Background Materials), Dramatics, High School Students, Grantsmanship, Editing, Authors, Textbooks, Educational Administration, Teacher Role, Training, Curriculum Development, Sabbatical Leaves, Labor Turnover, Scholarships, Program Development, Politics of Education
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.