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Co-Published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group and the Association of Teacher Educators.
The Handbook of Research on Teacher Education was initiated to ferment change in education based on solid evidence. The publication of the First Edition was a signal event in 1990. While the preparation of educators was then – and continues to be – the topic of substantial discussion, there did not exist a codification of the best that was known at the time about teacher education. Reflecting the needs of educators today, the Third Edition takes a new approach to achieving the same purpose. Beyond simply conceptualizing the broad landscape of teacher education and providing comprehensive reviews of the latest research for major domains of practice, this edition:
The Editors, with an Advisory Board, identified nine foundational issues and translated them into a set of focal questions:
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'This volume provides a balance and perspective that enhances inquiry into teacher education. What the editors and authors have accomplished is to put research in context, apply research findings to relevant current issues, and draw on influential documents and current scholarship.' - W. Robert Houston, University of Houston, USA Editor, Handbook of Research on Teacher Education, First Edition - From the Foreword