Continuing Professional Development Products

  • Doing Research to Improve Teaching and Learning

    A Guide for College and University Faculty, 1st Edition

    By Kimberly M. Williams

    Given the increased accountability at the college and university level, one of the most promising ways for faculty at institutions of higher education to improve their teaching is to capitalize upon their skills as researchers. This book is a step-by-step guide for doing research to inform and…

    Paperback – 2014-10-13

  • Early Career English Teachers in Action

    Learning from Experience, Developing Expertise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Rozema, Lindsay Ellis

    The first few years of teaching are critical to the professional development of effective English teachers. In these crucial years, new teachers establish their identities, learn the ins and outs of the curriculum, acclimate to unfamiliar communities, and cope with student behaviors that they never…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12

  • Personal Transferable Skills in Accounting Education RPD

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Watty, Beverley Jackling, Richard M.S. Wilson

    The development of generic skills (often referred to as ‘soft skills’) in accounting education has been a focus of discussion and debate for several decades. During this time employers and professional bodies have urged accounting educators to consider and develop curricula which provide for the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Special issue books from 'Accounting Education: an international journal'

  • The Interface of Accounting Education and Professional Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Evans, Roger Juchau, Richard M.S. Wilson

    Over many decades the global development of professional accounting education programmes has been undertaken by higher education institutions, professional accounting bodies, and employers. These institutions have sometimes co-operated and sometimes been in conflict over the education and/or…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12
    Special issue books from 'Accounting Education: an international journal'

  • Promoting Health and Well-being in Social Work Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beth R. Crisp, Liz Beddoe

    Social work educators can play an important part in ensuring that the promotion of health and well-being is firmly on the social work agenda for service users, as well as for students and educators. Nevertheless, this has not been a priority within social work education and presents a challenge…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12

  • Teacher Development in Higher Education

    Existing Programs, Program Impact, and Future Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eszter Simon, Gabriela Pleschová

    Concerns about the quality of teaching and learning in higher education have given rise to teacher development programs and centers around the world. This book investigates the challenges and complexities of creating instructional development programs for present and future academics. Using case…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Becoming an Outstanding Primary School Teacher

    2nd Edition

    By Russell Grigg

    What is meant by outstanding teaching?What makes the best teachers stand out from the rest?How can I develop my own practice to become an outstanding teacher myself? Whether you are training to become a primary school teacher or you are newly qualified and striving to improve your practice, this…

    Paperback – 2014-08-28

  • Writing in Social Spaces

    A social processes approach to academic writing, 1st Edition

    By Rowena Murray

    Writing in Social Spaces addresses the problem of making time and space for writing in academic life and work of the professionals and practitioners who do academic writing'. Even those who want to write, who know how to write well and who have quality publications, report that they cannot find…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26
    Research into Higher Education

  • Introducing Computing

    A guide for teachers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lawrence Williams

    This timely new text provides an accessible introduction to teaching Computing, and computer programming. Specifically designed for non-specialists who need to develop new skills in Computing in order to meet the new curriculum requirements, it offers a useful guide to the subject, alongside worked…

    Paperback – 2014-08-04

  • Shaping Work-Life Culture in Higher Education

    A Guide for Academic Leaders, 1st Edition

    By Laura Koppes Bryan, Cheryl A. Wilson

    Shaping Work-Life Culture in Higher Education provides strategies to implement beneficial work-life policies in colleges and universities. As compared to the corporate sector, higher education institutions have been slow to implement policies aimed at fostering diversity and a healthy work-life…

    Paperback – 2014-07-25

  • The Early Years Reflective Practice Handbook

    1st Edition

    By Avril Brock

    What do early childhood practitioners need to know about reflection and reflective practice? Ongoing reforms in early childhood care and education social policy affect all aspects of young children’s and their families’ lives. Decisions are being undertaken at a rapid pace and there is a need for…

    Paperback – 2014-07-15

  • Teacher Leadership and Professional Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alex Alexandrou, Sue Swaffield

    Interest in and knowledge of leadership and learning, separately and together, is an international and continuing phenomenon. This book adds to a somewhat under-researched aspect of the field. It focuses both on a particular form of leadership – teacher leadership, and on a particular form of…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23

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