Introduction to Teaching: Making a Difference in Student Learning
Author: Hall, Dr. Gene E.
Brand: SAGE Publications, Inc
Number Of Pages: 512
Release Date: 17-01-2019
Details: Product Description An ideal introductory text for aspiring teachers, Introduction to Teaching: Making a Difference in Student Learning is grounded in the realities and complexities found in today’s schools. Acclaimed authors Gene E. Hall, Linda F. Quinn, and Donna M. Gollnick thoroughly prepare readers to make a difference as teachers, presenting firsthand stories and evidence-based practices while offering a student-centered approach to learning. The authors focus on how to address one of the biggest challenges facing many of today’s schools―ensuring that all students are learning―and help teachers prioritize student learning as their primary focus. From true-to-life challenges that future teachers will face, such as high-stakes testing, reduced funding, low retention, and Common Core State Standards, to the inspiration and joy they will experience throughout their teaching careers, the Third Edition paints an importantly authentic picture of the real life of a teacher. Also available as a digital option (courseware). Learn more about Introduction to Teaching-Vantage Digital Option, Third Edition [ISBN: 978-1-0718-2795-6] Review "This text takes a holistic approach to introduce the teaching profession to students. The textbook is progressive and current. It is much more than a traditional textbook in its ability to challenge students to think about topics from multiple perspectives and truly facilitates learning." -- Dana Hilbert "Comprehensive, useful, informative, and well-organized." -- James T. Jackson "This textbook provides students with a very comprehensive understanding of teaching and learning across the PK-12 educational system." -- Brandolyn Jones "All-inclusive with so many resources." -- James Kenyon "A step in the right direction." -- Harold N. London "Solid. Covers everything well enough. No missteps." -- Naomi Jeffery Petersen About the Author Gene E. Hall currently is a Professor of Urban Leadership at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He has had a career-long involvement with the development of programs and national accreditation of teacher education. He began his career as the science methods instructor and faculty team member for the experimental Personalized Teacher Education Program (PTEP) at the national R&D Center for Teacher Education, The University of Texas at Austin. Subsequently he was a faculty member at the University of Florida and the University of Northern Colorado. He has twice been the dean of a college of education. He also has had career-long involvement with studies of the change process and development of tools and applications of the Concerns Based Adoption Model (CBAM). He is coauthor of Implementing Change: Patterns, Principles and Potholes (4th edition), and The Foundations of Education (16th edition). Linda F. Quinn is an Associate Dean for Academic and Professional Programs in the College of Education at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). She was a member of the UNLV faculty from 1991 to 1995, and rejoined the faculty in 1999 after four years as a visiting professor and associate dean at the University of Northern Iowa. Before coming to UNLV, she had a rich and varied career in public and private schools in the United States, and in Iran and Japan. She has taught upper division courses in curriculum development, classroom management, and instructional strategies. Her research interests focus on all aspects of teacher professional development, distance education, and global education. She is an annual contributor to national meetings of the Association of Teacher Educators and the Northern Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association. Reports of her research have been published in journals and as book chapters. She currently lives in Henderson, Nevada, with her poet husband and three loveable labs. Donna M. Gollnick is the Chief Academic Officer of TEACH-NOW, an online teacher education program in Washington, DC. She is co-author with Phili
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