International Handbook of Research on Teachers and Teaching by Lawrence J. SahaInternational Handbook of Research on Teachers and Teaching by Lawrence J. Saha

International Handbook of Research on Teachers and Teaching

EditorLawrence J. Saha, Anthony Gary Dworkin

Hardcover | April 28, 2009

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The International Handbook of Research on Teachers and Teaching provides a fresh look at the ever changing nature of the teaching profession throughout the world. This collection of over 70 original articles addresses a wide range of issues that are relevant for understanding the present educational climate in which the accountability of teachers and the standardized testing of students have become dominant. The international collection of authors brings to the handbook a breadth of knowledge and experience about the teaching profession and a wealth of material across a number of comparative dimensions, such as between developed and developing countries and between Eastern and Western cultures. In addition, many articles address the emerging challenges to education and to the lives of teachers which are brought about by the globalization trends of the 21st Century.The handbook is divided into two volumes, and focuses on the following general topic areas:Theory and Research on TeachersBecoming a TeacherCharacteristics of TeachersTeacher BehaviorsTeacher Life CyclesTheories of Teaching and LearningTeaching in ClassroomsTeaching Specific Student PopulationsThe Teaching of Individual SubjectsGreat Debates about Teachers and TeachingThe handbook is written for students and researchers in the fields of education, the social sciences and the behavioral sciences. In addition, it is a valuable resource for policy-makers who want knowledge and insights based on the latest research findings. Many author recommendations are relevant for the development of educational reform policies in both developed and developing societies.
Dr. Saha is a sociologist of education with 30 years experience in teaching and research. He has had extensive editorial experience. He was section editor (Sociology of Education) and contributor for the International Encyclopedia of Education, 2nd edition (Elsevier, 1994), and Editor of the International Encyclopedia of the Sociology ...
Title:International Handbook of Research on Teachers and TeachingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1200 pagesPublished:April 28, 2009Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS Part One Introduction to the Handbook 1 Introduction: New Perspectives on Teachers and Teaching Lawrence J. Saha and A. Gary Dworkin 2 Teachers in History W. Robert Houston 3 Trends in Research on Teaching: An Historical and Critical Overview Margaret D. LeCompte 4 Teacher Research and Teacher as Researcher Cheryl J. Craig 5 The Dissemination of Knowledge about Research on Teachers, to the Teachers Lawrence J. Saha 6 Social Science Theories on Teachers, Teaching, and Educational Systems Jeanne H. Ballantine and Joan Z. Spade 7 Developments in Quantitative Methods in Research into Teachers and Teaching J. P. Keeves and I. G. N. Darmawan v 3 15 25 61 71 81 103 Saha_FM.indd v 9/22/2008 2:25:04 PM vi Contents Section 2 Becoming a Teacher 8 Teacher Preparation Programs Kathryn M. Borman, Elaine Mueninghoff, Bridget A. Cotner, and Phyllis Fredrickson 123 9 Teacher Certification and Credentials: From a Focus on Qualification to a Commitment to Performance Imig Scott, Koziol Stephen, Pilato Virginia, and Imig David 141 10 The Continuing Education of Teachers: In-Service Training and Workshops Robert V. Bullough, Jr 159 11 The Role of Mentors of Preservice and Inservice Teachers Jo Blase 171 12 The Lifelong Learning Issue: The Knowledge Base Under Professional Development? Bruce Joyce, Jim Wolf, and Emily Calhoun 183 Section 3 The Characteristics of Teachers 13 The Status and Prestige of Teachers and Teaching Linda Hargreaves 216 14 The Political Orientations of Teachers Mark B. Ginsburg and Sangeeta G. Kamat 231 15 Dimensions of Quality in Teacher Knowledge Michael J. Lawson, Helen Askell-Williams, and Rosalind Murray-Harvey 243 16 Teachers'Values in the Classroom Clodie Tal and Yoel Yinon 259 17 Footnoes to Teacher Leadership Mark A. Smylie and David Mayrowetz 277 Contents vii 18 Sex Segregation and Tokenism Among Teachers Barbara J. Bank 291 Section 4 Teacher Behavior 19 The Classroom as an Arena of Teachers'Work Margaret Freund 304 20 Teachers and Democratic Schooling Thomas Tse Kwan-Choi 319 21 Teachers and Parents Mavis G. Sanders 331 22 Teacher Commitment Nordin Abd Razak, I. Gusti Ngurah Darmawan, and John P. Keeves 343 23 Teachers' Beliefs About Student Learning and Motivation Julianne C. Turner, Andrea Christensen, and Debra K. Meyer 361 24 Teachers and the Politics of History School Textbooks Joseph Zajda 373 25 Teachers' Emotion Regulation Rosemary E. Sutton 389 26 Principal and Teachers Relations: Trust at the Core of School Improvement Pamela R. Hallam 403 27 Teacher Misbehaviour Ramon (Rom) Lewis and Philip Riley 417 28 School Administrator Mistreatment of Teachers Joseph Blase 433 viii Contents Section 5 Teacher life-cycles 29 Tracking Teachers Sean Kelly 459 30 Teachers'Work, Power and Authority Terri Seddon and Phoebe Palmieri 463 31 Teachers as Professionals: Salaries, Benefits and Unions Nina Bascia 481 32 Teacher Burnout and Teacher Resilience: Assessing the Impacts of the School Accountability Movement Anthony Gary Dworkin 491 33 Teachers and Promotion: Research Evidence on the Role of Gender, Career Intentions, Promotion Criteria and Teacher Satisfaction Ping-Man Wong 511 Section 6 Teachers and Teaching in comparative perspective 34 Teachers in Comparative Perspective Anthony Clarke 527 35 Comparative Perspectives on Teachers, Teaching and Professionalism Mark B. Ginsburg and Nagwa M. Megahed 539 36 Teachers and Teaching in Eastern and Western Schools: A Critical Review of Cross-Cultural Comparative Studies Yanping Fang and S. Gopinathan 557 37 Teachers and Teaching in Africa Lawrence Chi Awasom 573 38 Greek Cypriot Teachers and Classroom Diversity: Intercultural Education in Cyprus Elena Papamichael 605 Contents ix Part Two Section 7 Dimensions of Teaching 39 Three Sides of Teaching: Styles, Models, and Diversity Bruce Joyce and Emily Calhoun 625 40 Creating Productive Learning Environments in Culturally Pluralistic Classrooms Revathy Kumar and Stuart Karabenick 633 41 Justice in Teaching Nura Resh and Clara Sabbagh 649 42 Ethics and Teaching Clara Sabbagh 663 43 Teacher Expectations and Labeling Christine Rubie-Davies 675 Section 8 Teaching in Classrooms 44 Teacher-Student Interaction Joshua M. Englehart 691 45 Assessment and Examinations Susan M. Brookhart 703 46 Classroom Management Barbara Landau 719 47 Teachers as Role Models Wayne Martino 735 48 Teaching in a Multicultural Classroom Kerri Ullucci 749 49 Teaching In Large And Small Classes Peter Blatchford, Anthony Russell, and Penelope Brown 759 x Contents 50 Teaching And Learning In The Ict Environment Bronwen Cowie and Alister Jones 771 51 Effective Teaching: An Emerging Synthesis Thomas L. Good, Caroline R. H. Wiley, and Ida Rose Florez 783 52 Teaching and Nonverbal Behavior in the Classroom Elisha Babad 797 Section 9 Teaching Specific Student Populations 53 Teaching at the Secondary Level Floyd M. Hammack and Dana M. Grayson 811 54 Teaching at Tertiary Level Linda Hort 823 55 Teaching for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Hugh Guthrie, Roger Harris, Michele Simons, and Tom Karmel 831 56 Teaching Students with Special Needs Bruce Allen Knight 845 57 Teaching Gifted and Talented Children Martina Endepohls 861 58 Teaching "at risk" Students: Meeting Their Needs Ramon Lewis and Tricia McCann 875 59 Teaching Indigenous Populations Rodney A. Clifton 887 60 Single-Sex or Coeducational Classes Peter W. Cookson, Jr. 899 61 Teaching and the Boy Problem Rob Gilbert 909 Contents xi Section 10 The Teaching of Individual Subjects 62 The Teaching of Reading Barbara R. Foorman and Kristi L. Santi 921 63 Teaching History Joseph Zajda and John A. Whitehouse 933 64 Teaching Mathematics Michael L. Connell 947 65 Science Teaching J.P. Keeves and I.G.N. Darmawan 955 66 Teaching About Political and Social Values Murray Print 981 67 Conditions for Promoting Moral and Prosocial Development in Schools Alan J. Reiman 995 68 Teaching a Second Language Sharon H. Ulanoff 1013 69 Teaching in Arts Education Peter Wright 1029 70 Research on Teaching Health and Physical Education John R. Todorovich 1041 Section 11 Great Debates about Teachers and Teaching 71 Keeping Track or Getting Offtrack: Issues in the Tracking of Students Lynn M. Mulkey, Sophia Catsambis, Lala Carr Steelman, and Melanie Hanes-Ramos 1059 72 High Stakes Testing and Teaching to the Test Gary Natriello 1079 xii Contents 73 Value-Added Models of Teacher Effects Pamela F. Tobe 1091 74 Teachers and Teaching During Educational Restructuring and Reforms Patrick J.W. McGinty 1113 75 Grade Retention Redux: A Dissenting Perspective Jon Lorence 1131 76 Teachers And Teaching in an Era of Heightened School Accountability: A Forward Look Lawrence J. Saha and A. Gary Dworkin 1155