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1st Edition

Developing Professional Practice 14-19

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ISBN 9781405841160
Published March 24, 2011 by Routledge
472 Pages

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Book Description

The Developing Professional Practice series provides a thoroughly comprehensive and cutting edge guide to developing the necessary knowledge, skills and understanding for teaching within the 0-7, 7-14 or 14-19 age ranges. 

Each of the three titles offers a genuinely accessible and engaging introduction to a wide range of professional practice supporting the education of babies to young adults.  Discussion of current developments in theory, policy and research is combined with guidance on the practicalities of working with each age group. Numerous examples of real practice are included throughout, along with a range of additional features to help promote understanding.

Education in the 14-19 sector is going through a period of unprecedented change. This textbook provides a clear, accessible and supportive guide to reent developments in policy, theory and practice, providing you with a complete resource to support you in your initial teacher training.

Each chapter includes a range of interactive pedagogical features, designed to aid understanding:

  • Case studies provide extended examples that illustrate core concepts and theories in action
  • Research focus features outline important research studies, revealing their key findings and demonstrating how these apply in everyday practice
  • What do you think? boxes encourage you to reflect on, and interrogate, what you have learnt.

Table of Contents

Part One: Influences on Teaching and Learning  1. Contexts of Learning  2. Communities of Learners  3. Values to Promote Learning  4. Development and Learning  5. Learners as Individuals  Part Two: Teaching for Learning  6. Teachers’ Knowledge and Development  7. Environments for Learning  8. Learning Styles  9. Behaviour for Learning  10. Assessment for Learning  Part Three: Enhancing Teaching for Learning  11. Reflecting on Learning  12. Investigating Learning  13. Collaborating to Promote Learning  14. Including all Learners for Independent Learning  15. A Teaching Repertoire  Part Four: Learning Futures  16. Learning Technologies  17. Extending Partnerships  18. Internationalising Learning: Global and Local  19. The Role of the Teacher in Changing Learning Institutions  20. Management and Leadership 14-19

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Andrew Armitage, Gina Donovan and Sabrina Poma are all at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK.

Karen Flanagan is a member of the attendance and behavioural service at Kent County Council, UK