Past, Present, and Future Research on Teacher Induction: An Anthology for Researchers, Policy Makers, and Practitioners by Jian WangPast, Present, and Future Research on Teacher Induction: An Anthology for Researchers, Policy Makers, and Practitioners by Jian Wang

Past, Present, and Future Research on Teacher Induction: An Anthology for Researchers, Policy…

EditorJian Wang, Sandra J. Odell, Renee T. Clift

Paperback | July 16, 2010

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This anthology on teacher induction research is intended for researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in the field of teacher induction both nationally and internationally. This book is the final and major project of the Association of Teacher Educators' (ATE) Commission on Teacher Induction and Mentoring. Its importance is derived from three sources: (1) careful conceptualization of teacher induction from historical, methodological, and international perspectives; (2) systematic reviews of research literature relevant to various aspects of teacher induction including its social, cultural, and political contexts, program components and forms, and the range of its effects; (3) substantial empirical studies on the important issues of teacher induction with different kinds of methodologies that exemplify future directions and approaches to the research in teacher induction. The content of the book has direct implications for ATE's membership since part of the ATE mission is to provide opportunities for personal and professional growth of the Association membership whether members are researchers, policy makers, or practitioners in teacher learning and/or teacher induction.
Jian Wang is professor of teacher education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He serves as an editor of Journal of Teacher Education and a member of commission on teacher mentoring and induction. Sandra J. Odell is a professor of teacher education and chair of the Department of Curriculu...
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Title:Past, Present, and Future Research on Teacher Induction: An Anthology for Researchers, Policy…Format:PaperbackDimensions:268 pages, 9.16 × 6.11 × 0.62 inPublished:July 16, 2010Publisher:R&L EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:160709763X

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction Part 2 Part I: Conception and Contexts of Teacher Induction Chapter 3 Multiple Meaning of New Teacher Induction Chapter 4 Teacher Induction in International Contexts Chapter 5 School Cultures and Organizations and Teacher Induction Chapter 6 Teacher Induction for Diverse, Urban Contexts Chapter 7 Teacher Induction Policies at National and State Levels Part 8 Part II: Components and Impacts of Teacher Induction Chapter 9 Characteristics of Beginning Teacher Role Quality: Connections to Satisfaction, Commitment, and Retention Chapter 10 Influence of Teacher Induction on Teacher Retention Chapter 11 Influence of Teacher Induction on Mentor Teachers Chapter 12 Components of 1997-2008 Teacher Induction Programs: Reflections on Comprehensive Induction Systems Chapter 13 Exploring the Potential of Internet-Based Technology for Mentoring and Induction Programs Chapter 14 The University's Role in Supporting New Teachers: Glimpsing the Future by Examining the Past Part 15 Part III: Example Studies on Teacher Induction and Its Effects Chapter 16 Mentoring for Equity: Focusing New Teachers on English Language Learners Chapter 17 Bringing Content into Induction Programs: Examples from Science Chapter 18 Linking Induction to Student Achievement Chapter 19 An Investigation of the Achievement Effects of Mentoring: A Step Into Uncharted Territory

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While programs of teacher induction have been supported for years, according to research conducted on their outcomes and descriptions included in journals and brochures, the need for highly qualified teachers who have been mentored and inducted into the profession has never been so great. This volume captures the major components of induction programs theory; policies; research; responsibilities of universities and school districts; impact of technology, ethnicity, and equity; and studies of teacher retention. Its authors and editors bring to the chapters considerable experience with induction and an insider's view, as well as research on the effects of induction on teacher effectiveness and tenure.