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Rushton, Elizabeth A. C. – Springer, 2021
This book presents a radical reconceptualization of subject-focused and research-led teacher professional development. Drawing on the experiences of more than 50 high school teachers and technicians who participated in science-based research with their students, the author examines how this enables teachers to develop a 'Teacher Scientist' model…
Descriptors: Science Education, Faculty Development, High School Teachers, Professional Identity
Lingard, Lorelei; Watling, Christopher – Springer, 2021
Many researchers dread writing. They find it laborious - even painful - to put their scholarly work into words. They get bogged down in the study, and lose track of the story. And they produce uninspiring papers that fail to resonate with readers or reviewers. This book offers an antidote to this problem: brief, accessible lessons that guide…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Grammar, Rhetoric, Collaborative Writing
Edwards-Groves, Christine Joy; R├Ânnerman, Karin – Springer, 2021
This book is about the generative nature of leading practices when teachers, as learners, participate in long term action research projects for the purpose of professional development. This book also shows how practices of professional learning and practices of leading can be understood as related (and developed) in ecologies of practices; the…
Descriptors: Action Research, Teacher Participation, Faculty Development, Teacher Leadership
Yamin-Ali, Jennifer – Springer, 2021
This book explores narratives from teacher educators working in university settings in the Caribbean. In the field of teacher education, there has been insufficient focus on teacher educators--those who design and implement teacher education. Using case studies and student voices, this book provides new insights into the work, lives, and identity…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, College Faculty, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education
Cuschieri, Sarah – Springer, 2021
This book prepares and guides individuals who are about to embark (or already have embarked) on a health/medical PhD journey, with a specific focus on Public Health. Based on the author's experience as a recently graduated Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) student, readers benefit from the knowledge imparted and lessons learned, including an analysis of…
Descriptors: Public Health, Doctoral Degrees, Proposal Writing, Research Proposals
Ra, Sungsup, Ed.; Jagannathan, Shanti, Ed.; Maclean, Rupert, Ed. – Springer, 2021
This open access book presents contemporary perspectives on the role of a learning society from the lens of leading practitioners, experts from universities, governments, and industry leaders. The think pieces argue for a learning society as a major driver of change with far-reaching influence on learning to serve the needs of economies and…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Educational Change, Change Agents, Urban Planning
Klassen, Robert M.; Kim, Lisa E. – Springer, 2021
This book combines theory and research from educational and organizational psychology to provide guidance on improving the teacher selection process and, subsequently, educational outcomes for all students. The book identifies the characteristics of effective teachers, analyzes research on selection practices, and examines new approaches to…
Descriptors: Teacher Selection, Evidence Based Practice, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Recruitment
Varadharajan, Meera; Buchanan, John – Springer, 2021
This book examines the lives and contributions of career change teachers: individuals who have switched careers to become classroom teachers. Their leadership experiences, industry connections, ways of embedding real world applications in classroom teaching practices and diverse skills sets are investigated in the context of their contributions to…
Descriptors: Career Change, Experience, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence
Bissessar, Charmaine, Ed. – Springer, 2021
This book exemplifies the challenges and successes of online learning, teaching and leading in times of crises. It helps shed light on the issues facing online and face-to-face practitioners having to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and continue education within the confines of a specific interface. The volume includes new research and…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Distance Education, COVID-19, Pandemics
Boyd, Wendy, Ed.; Garvis, Susanne, Ed. – Springer, 2021
This book provides significant information regarding the policies and provisions for early childhood teacher education programs in universities in fourteen different countries. Early childhood education and care (ECEC) is expanding rapidly across the globe with unprecedented numbers of children attending EC centres, requiring the investment in…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Quality, Educational Policy
Budzinska, Katarzyna, Ed.; Majchrzak, Olga, Ed. – Springer, 2021
This book demonstrates how resources taken from positive psychology can benefit both teachers and learners. Positive psychology is the empirical study of how people thrive and flourish. This book explores a range of topics, such as affectivity and positive emotions, engagement, enjoyment, empathy, positive institutions, a positive L2 self-system,…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Psychology, Empathy
Pilz, Matthias, Ed.; Li, Junmin, Ed. – Springer, 2020
The volume is devoted to the research of comparative vocational education and training, placing a special emphasis not only on theoretical development, but also on methodological approaches and on achieving excellent research outcomes by strictly concerning comparative studies in vocational education and training. This volume contains scientific…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Vocational Education, Educational Research, Institutional Cooperation
Hougaz, Laura – Springer, 2020
This book examines the contribution of entrepreneurs in diversifying and redefining the tertiary education landscape in Australia. The book explores "how" and "why" entrepreneurs have decided to enter a sector which, traditionally, has been predominated by public providers. The book focuses on ways in which entrepreneurs have…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Educational Development
King, Kenneth – Springer, 2019
This book highlights some of Kenneth King's diverse contributions to international and comparative education, African studies and development studies over more than four decades. From his pioneering work on the first educational commissions to Africa, through his research on skills training in the informal sector, and on to his critical analysis…
Descriptors: African Studies, Politics of Education, Foreign Countries, Training
Jensen, Annie Aarup, Ed.; Stentoft, Diana, Ed.; Ravn, Ole, Ed. – Springer, 2019
This book addresses the relation between Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and interdisciplinarity and challenges the often implicit assumption that PBL leads to interdisciplinarity by default. The book examines theoretical and philosophical aspects of PBL and interdisciplinary learning. The first part of the book conceptualises the notions of…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Problem Based Learning, Higher Education, Medical Education
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