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On Being a Teacher The Human Dimension

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ISBN-10: 0761976965

ISBN-13: 9780761976967

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Stanley J. Zehm, Jeffrey A. Kottler

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`Excellent examples provided to illustrate each point. A good balance between research and practical solutions' - John Bruno, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida In this revised edition of their best-selling book, the authors demonstrate that the single most important factor in a teacher's effectiveness is her or his unique style of interacting with students. But most texts and manuals on teaching never discuss this aspect of the profession. With the emphasis on methods and mechanics of instruction, behaviour management and technology, the human element is often neglected. This book speaks directly to student teachers and practitioners who want to understand what superlative…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 8/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Stanley J. Zehm was Professor and former Chair of Instructional and Curricular Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, prior to his death in 1999. He also worked as Adjunct Professor at Heritage College, where he had previously served as Dean of Education. He worked as both an elementary and secondary teacher for 15 years and as a counselor, and he held several administrative positions, including superintendent. He earned his doctorate in English education from Stanford University. He also possessed degrees and specialized training in philosophy, counseling, English, and theology. In addition to his experience in schools, he practiced as a family and child counselor. He was the…    

Preface to the Second Edition
About the Authors
Postscript and Dedication
On Being a Teacher
On Being a Learner
On Struggling With the Challenges of the Profession
On Being a Relationship Specialist
On Being an Effective Communicator
On Being a Helper
On Avoiding Burnout and Rustout
On Being Reflective
On Being Passionately Committed
References and Suggested Readings