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The Wiley Handbook of Teaching and Learning. Wiley Handbooks in Education

  • ID: 4471933
  • Book
  • 704 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Provides a comprehensive reference for scholars, educators, stakeholders, and the general public on matters influencing and directly affecting education in today′s schools across the globe

This enlightening handbook offers current, international perspectives on the conditions in communities, contemporary practices in schooling, relevant research on teaching and learning, and implications for the future of education. It contains diverse conceptual frameworks for analyzing existing issues in education, including but not limited to characteristics of today′s students, assessment of student learning, evaluation of teachers, trends in teacher education programs, technological advances in content delivery, the important role for school leaders, and innovative instructional practices to increase student learning.

The Wiley Handbook of Teaching and Learning promotes new, global approaches to studying the process of education, demonstrates the diversity among the constituents of schooling, recognizes the need for and presents a variety of approaches to teaching and learning, and details exemplary practices in education. Divided into four sections focused on general topics context and schooling; learners and learning; teachers and teaching; and educators as learners and leaders and with all–new essays that look at what has been, what is, and what could be, this book is destined to inspire thoughtful contemplation from readers about what it means to teach and learn.

  • Examines teaching, learners, and learning from a contemporary, international perspective, presenting alternative views and approaches
  • Provides a single reference source for teachers, education leaders, and agency administrators
  • Summarizes recent research and theory
  • Offers evidence–based recommendations for practice
  • Includes essays from established and emerging U.S. and international scholars
  • Each chapter includes a section encouraging readers to think ahead and imagine what education might be in the future

Scholars from around the world provide a range of evidence–based ideas for improving and modifying current educational practices, making The Wiley Handbook of Teaching and Learning an important book for the global education community and those planning on entering into it.

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Notes on Contributors ix

Introduction: Issues Affecting Teaching and Learning in Today s Schools 1Gene E. Hall, Linda F. Quinn, and Donna M. Gollnick

Part 1 The Context of Schooling 5

1 The Complexity of American Teacher Education 7David Imig, Scott Imig, Michael Neel, and Loretta Holmberg–Masden

2 School Reform A Never–Ending Story: Avoiding Attractive Pitfalls and Exploring Promising Perspectives 29Roland Vandenberghe

3 The Culture and Teaching Gap: What Is It, and How Can Teacher Educators Help to Close It? 59Roderick L. Carey, Abiola Farinde–Wu, H. Richard Milner IV, and Lori Delale–O Connor

4 The Role of the Community in Learning and Development 79Elizabeth Spier, Raquel L. González, and David Osher

5 Building Capacity in Order to Strengthen Teaching and Learning 107Sharon Harsh

6 Implementing and Sustaining Language Curriculum Reform in Singapore Primary Schools 151Jason Loh and Foong Poh–Yi

Part 2 Learners and Learning 173

7 Educational Neuroscience: Are We There Yet? 175John T. Almarode and David B. Daniel

8 Turning Toward Students: Adopting a Student–Centered Stance in Mandate–Centered Times 199Alison G. Dover and Brian D. Schultz

9 Learning Anytime, Anywhere through Technology: Reconsidering Teaching and Learning for the iMaker Generation 225Timothy D. Green and Loretta C. Donovan

10 The Place of Learning in the Systematization and Standardization of Early Childhood Education 257Susan Grieshaber and Sharon Ryan

11 Exceptional Education is Special 277Dena D. Slanda and Mary E. Little

12 CASE STUDY: Nevada s English Language Learner Strategy: A Case Study on Policymaking and Implementation 301Magdalena Martinez

Part 3 Teachers and Teaching 321

13 Next Generation Research in Dialogic Learning 323Lauren B. Resnick, Christa S. C. Asterhan, and Sherice N. Clarke, with Faith Schantz

14 Guiding and Promoting Student Learning: Applying Theory to Practice 339LeAnn G. Putney, Connie L. Malin, Teresa Miller, Sarah Crosby, and Bobbie Stanley

15 A Smile is Universal: Building Sensitivity to and Understanding of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners through International Field Experiences 365Amanda J. Laichak

16 Envisioning Alternative Futures: Elliot Eisner s Challenge to Industrial Educational Practice 391Richard Siegesmund

17 CASE STUDY: Trajectories in Developing Novice Teacher Leadership Potential: A Tale of Two Countries 417Ping Gao

18 CRITIQUE: What Effect Size Doesn t Tell Us 431Barrie Bennett

Part 4 Educators as Learners and Leaders 445

19 The Importance of Teacher Induction for Improving Teaching and Learning 447Matthew C. Nishimoto

20 Teacher Leadership: Past, Present, and Future 473Barnett Berry

21 Principal Instructional Leadership: From Prescription to Theory to Practice 505Philip Hallinger

22 CASE STUDY: Restorative Justice: An Alternative Approach to School Discipline 529Tom Cavanagh

Part 5 Evaluation and Assessment 549

23 Back to the Future: Assessment from 1990 to 2016 551Elliott Asp

24 Views of Classroom Assessment: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow 577Julie Oxenford–O Brian and Kay P. Uchiyama

25 Rethinking Teacher Quality in the Age of Smart Machines 603Yong Zhao

26 Rethinking the Intersection of Instruction, Change, and Systemic Change 619Barrie Bennett and Stephen Anderson

27 CRITIQUE: On the Limits to Evidence–Based Learning of Educational Science 639James G. Ladwig

Epilogue: Reflections of the Co–Editors 661Gene E. Hall, Linda F. Quinn, and Donna M. Gollnick

Index 663

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