Inspiration and Innovation in Teaching and Teacher Education

Inspiration and Innovation in Teaching and Teacher Education

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Inspiration and Innovation in Teaching and Teacher Education is an edited collection that offers a variety of conceptual and research-based discussions on teaching and teacher education in Canada and internationally. The book includes chapter contributions from a group of international scholars, teacher educators, and teachers who are adopting innovation in how they are conceptualizing teaching and teacher education and in how they are engaging in the practices of teaching and teacher education.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 262 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 25.4mm | 521.63g
  • Lanham, MD, United States
  • English
  • 4 Tables, unspecified; 4 Illustrations, black and white
  • 0739174215
  • 9780739174210

Table of contents

Foreword Thomas Falkenberg Preface Karen Goodnough Part I. Chapter 1: The Essence of Teacher Education Gerald Galway Chapter 2: Bridging the Grand Chasm: Teacher Education - Schools and Teachers John R. Wiens Chapter 3: Re-orienting Postsecondary Educational Practice to Address Sustainability: The "Gravity" of it all Garth Pickard Chapter 4: Giving Higher Priority to Subject Content and Pedagogy in Pre-service Education Clive Beck and Clare Kosnik Chapter 5: Preparing Future Teachers for Inclusive Education Carla DiGiorgio Chapter 6: Students' Perceptions of Effective Teaching in Higher Education Jerome Delaney, Albert N. Johnson, Trudi D. Johnson, and Dennis L. Treslan Part II. Chapter 7: Innovative Practices in Teacher Education Cecile Badenhorst Chapter 8: Video-centered Communities of Practice: Empowering Teachers to be Reflective Practitioners Ron Tinsley and Kimberly Lebak Chapter 9: Excellence in Teaching and Learning: Making a Difference with a First Nations School and University School of Education Collaboration Dianne Glasby-Debassige, Gayle Payette, Karen McColman, David Buley, Jan Buley, and Patricia Danyluk Chapter 10: Critical Friendship in Self-Study: Fostering Co-learning through the Adoption of Just-in-Time-Teaching Karen Goodnough and Pam Osmond Chapter 11: Innovation in Graduate Education: Dealing with the "Front End" of a Transborder Hybrid Course Collaboration Katina Pollock and Sue Winton Part III. Chapter 12: Emerging Issues in Teacher Education Rob Kelly Chapter 13: Inspirations and Challenges for Innovation in Teacher Education Tom Russell Chapter 14: Using Technology to Expand Teaching and Learning Opportunities in Rural Canada Ken Stevens Chapter 15: Challenging the Theory/Practice Divide in Higher Education: The Teaching Clinics Model of Work-Integrated Learning Louise Watson, Jim Woolnough, Iain Hay, Lynne Hellyer, and Darryl Stuckey Chapter 16: An Induction and Mentoring Framework for Student Teachers' and Beginning Teachers' Professional Development Shun-wing Ng About the Contributors Index
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Review quote

The array of authors in this book, from all levels of education, provides a wonderful series of lenses by which to 'see' the complex field of teacher education. I particularly appreciated the range of foci from what is innovative and new in teacher education, through how to better utilize what is already known, to challenges and contexts that require more attention. A good read for those seeking the insights of many that work within and seek to further teacher education. -- Mark Hirschkorn, University of New Brunswick This book is vast and offers the reader an erudite study of the complexity of teacher education today. Compelling in its Canadian content, enriched by its international scope and guided throughout by a respect for evidence, this book proffers insights and ideas that speak to the challenges in teacher education today. It is both thought-provoking and practical, energizing and hopeful. This ambitious resource will be of enormous benefit to me as a teacher educator and to the pre and in-service teachers with whom I engage in this complicated endeavour we call teaching. -- Fiona J. Benson, McGill University
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About Gerald Galway

Karen Goodnough is an associate professor at Memorial University. Cecile Badenhorst is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Education at Memorial University. She has written three books in this area: Research Writing (2007), Dissertation Writing (2008), and Productive Writing (2010). Gerald Galway is an associate professor and associate dean of education at Memorial University. Robert Kelly teaches teacher candidates as a member of the Faculty of Education of Memorial University.
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