Professional Development in Education : New Paradigms and Practices

ISBN-10: 080773425X

ISBN-13: 9780807734254

Edition: 1995

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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Thomas R. Guskey, Ph.D., is Professor of Educational Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky. A graduate of the University of Chicago, he began his career in education as a middle school teacher, served as an administrator in Chicago Public Schools, and was the first Director of the Center for the Improvement of Teaching and Learning, a national educational research center. He is the author/editor of 18 books and over 200 articles published in prominent research journals as well as Educational Leadership, Kappan, and School Administrator. Dr. Guskey served on the Policy Research Team of the National Commission on Teaching & America�s Future, on the Task Force to develop the National Standards for Staff Development, and recently was named a Fellow in the American Educational Research Association, which also honored him in 2006 for his outstanding contribution relating research to practice. His most recent books include Developing Standards-Based Report Cards (2010), Practical Solutions for Serious Problems in Standards-Based Grading (Ed.) (2009), The Principal as Assessment Leader (Ed.) (2009), The Teacher as Assessment Leader (Ed.) (2009), and Benjamin S. Bloom: Portraits of an Educator (Ed.) (2006).

Foreword
Introductionp. 1
The Role of Personal Bases and Characteristicsp. 7
Development and Desire: A Postmodern Perspectivep. 9
Expanding a Teacher's Knowledge Base: A Cognitive Psychological Perspective on Professional Developmentp. 35
Social-Psychological and Institutional Factorsp. 67
Teachers' Work and the Labor Process of Teaching: Central Problematics in Professional Developmentp. 69
Teacher Learning in the Workplace: Implications for School Reformp. 92
Professional Development in Education: In Search of the Optimal Mixp. 114
Phases, Models, and Requisite Supportsp. 133
Training for the Professional Development of Teachersp. 135
Teachers' Paths on the Way to and from the Professional Development Forump. 151
Dynamics of Teacher Career Stagesp. 171
Professional Careers and Professional Development: Some Intersectionsp. 193
The Present and Future of Professionalismp. 225
Developing Professional Knowledge Within a Client-Centered Orientationp. 227
The Limits and the Potential of Professional Developmentp. 253
Conclusion: The Diversities of Professional Developmentp. 269
About the Contributorsp. 273
Indexp. 277
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