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Chan, Selena – SpringerBriefs in Education, 2021
This book introduces, rationalizes and describes some ways to circumvent the challenges of providing 'hands-on' learning when programmes with practice-based focuses have to be offered via distance learning. It presents a framework to help deconstruct the many aspects of 'learning to become' a professional or practitioner. Then, it demarcates the…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Experiential Learning, Vocational Education, Learning Processes
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Impedovo, Maria Antonietta – SpringerBriefs in Education, 2021
This book addressed teachers' necessity to be able to respond to the new needs and demands caused by an ever-evolving educational system, as recognized in the national and international policy and research literature. The book proposes an analysis of the features that shape the journey of the teacher profession and professionalism, a journey which…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Professional Identity, Professionalism, Teacher Collaboration
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Nixon, Jon – SpringerBriefs in Education, 2020
This book gathers some of Hannah Arendt's core themes and focuses them on the question, 'What is education for?' For Arendt, as for Aristotle, education is the means whereby we achieve personal autonomy through the exercise of independent judgement, attain adulthood through the recognition of others as equal but different, gain a sense of…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Educational Philosophy, Individual Development, Personal Autonomy
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Yee, Sye Foong – SpringerBriefs in Education, 2019
This book illustrates a practical application of the Case Method as a teaching technique in teacher education, and examines how learning takes place in a teacher professional development activity. It also describes teachers' lived experience of the activity based on Clark Moustakas' 1994 guidelines for organizing and presenting a phenomenological…
Descriptors: Case Method (Teaching Technique), Science Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Faculty Development
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Yamamoto Baldin, Yuriko, Ed.; Malaspina, Uldarico, Ed. – SpringerBriefs in Education, 2018
This Open Access book is an excellent synthesis of the initial and continuing preparation for Mathematics Teaching in Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay and Peru, from which comparative analyses can be made that show similarities and differences, and highlight various perspectives. In February 2016, the 5th Capacity and Networking Project (CANP) workshop…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers
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Qayyum, Adnan, Ed.; Zawacki-Richter, Olaf, Ed. – SpringerBriefs in Education, 2018
This book describes the history, structure and institutions of open and distance education in six countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, the UK and the US. It discusses how open and distance education is evolving in a digital age to reflect the needs and circumstances of national higher education systems in these countries, and explores…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Open Education, Distance Education