Challenging Professional Learning

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780415816946: Challenging Professional Learning

Teachers and trainers are dual-professionals – they are required to have up-to-date industry skills and also skills in teaching and learning. The issue of professional identity, and the promotion of maintaining and building pedagogic expertise in relation to their vocational work, is therefore an extremely important one. This book argues that quality teaching and learning is very much dependent upon teachers and trainers undergoing continuing professional development (CPD), engaging actively in professional learning activities, generating professional learning communities and building their level of professionalism to meet increasing teaching standards. Unfortunately, CPD is battling a context of intensification of work, pressure of time and economic restrictions. The completion of CPD under such conditions can often become tokenistic and hitherto there has been very little research or evidence base for determining what approaches to CPD are most effective and efficient.

Challenging Professional Learning draws on a wealth of recent research and evidence on what ingredients are necessary for effective and efficient (crucial at a time of such fiscal constraints) professional learning. It also explores the wider implications of these findings and the concept of learning as a collective activity. It argues that real professionalism cannot be achieved in isolation but instead takes place in a context that has political, social and cultural influences.

The book brings together research from the Institute for Learning and practice around professional learning to link both individual and collective professional learning to organisational learning, leadership and the management of change whilst offering practical suggestions for improving these practices. It will be of great interest to teacher educators and their students at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, as well as anyone who works in higher education and with professional development.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Sue Crowley has worked within the FE and skills sector as a teacher, manager and leader for over 40 years; she was a founder member of the Institute for Learning and is its current, elected chair.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Sue Crowley
ISBN 10: 0415816947 ISBN 13: 9780415816946
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97804158169460000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 29.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Sue Crowley
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2014)
ISBN 10: 0415816947 ISBN 13: 9780415816946
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 230 x 154 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Teachers and trainers are dual-professionals - they are required to have up-to-date industry skills and also skills in teaching and learning. The issue of professional identity, and the promotion of maintaining and building pedagogic expertise in relation to their vocational work, is therefore an extremely important one. This book argues that quality teaching and learning is very much dependent upon teachers and trainers undergoing continuing professional development (CPD), engaging actively in professional learning activities, generating professional learning communities and building their level of professionalism to meet increasing teaching standards. Unfortunately, CPD is battling a context of intensification of work, pressure of time and economic restrictions. The completion of CPD under such conditions can often become tokenistic and hitherto there has been very little research or evidence base for determining what approaches to CPD are most effective and efficient. Challenging Professional Learning draws on a wealth of recent research and evidence on what ingredients are necessary for effective and efficient (crucial at a time of such fiscal constraints) professional learning. It also explores the wider implications of these findings and the concept of learning as a collective activity. It argues that real professionalism cannot be achieved in isolation but instead takes place in a context that has political, social and cultural influences. The book brings together research from the Institute for Learning and practice around professional learning to link both individual and collective professional learning to organisational learning, leadership and the management of change whilst offering practical suggestions for improving these practices. It will be of great interest to teacher educators and their students at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, as well as anyone who works in higher education and with professional development. Bookseller Inventory # AA69780415816946

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Sue Crowley
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom (2014)
ISBN 10: 0415816947 ISBN 13: 9780415816946
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 230 x 154 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Teachers and trainers are dual-professionals - they are required to have up-to-date industry skills and also skills in teaching and learning. The issue of professional identity, and the promotion of maintaining and building pedagogic expertise in relation to their vocational work, is therefore an extremely important one. This book argues that quality teaching and learning is very much dependent upon teachers and trainers undergoing continuing professional development (CPD), engaging actively in professional learning activities, generating professional learning communities and building their level of professionalism to meet increasing teaching standards. Unfortunately, CPD is battling a context of intensification of work, pressure of time and economic restrictions. The completion of CPD under such conditions can often become tokenistic and hitherto there has been very little research or evidence base for determining what approaches to CPD are most effective and efficient. Challenging Professional Learning draws on a wealth of recent research and evidence on what ingredients are necessary for effective and efficient (crucial at a time of such fiscal constraints) professional learning. It also explores the wider implications of these findings and the concept of learning as a collective activity. It argues that real professionalism cannot be achieved in isolation but instead takes place in a context that has political, social and cultural influences. The book brings together research from the Institute for Learning and practice around professional learning to link both individual and collective professional learning to organisational learning, leadership and the management of change whilst offering practical suggestions for improving these practices. It will be of great interest to teacher educators and their students at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, as well as anyone who works in higher education and with professional development. Bookseller Inventory # AA69780415816946

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 31.07
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Sue Crowley
Published by Routledge (2013)
ISBN 10: 0415816947 ISBN 13: 9780415816946
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Routledge, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0415816947

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 32.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Sue Crowley
ISBN 10: 0415816947 ISBN 13: 9780415816946
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
firstbookstore
(New Delhi, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Brand New Original US Edition, Perfect Condition. Printed in English. Excellent Quality, Service and customer satisfaction guaranteed!. Bookseller Inventory # AIND-73993

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Sue Crowley
ISBN 10: 0415816947 ISBN 13: 9780415816946
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
EBOOKSTORE2010
(New Delhi, ND, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. New. US edition. Customer Satisfaction guaranteed!!. Bookseller Inventory # SHUB35706

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Sue Crowley
ISBN 10: 0415816947 ISBN 13: 9780415816946
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
EBOOKSTORE2010
(New Delhi, ND, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. New. US edition. Customer Satisfaction guaranteed!!. Bookseller Inventory # SHUB35707

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.73
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Sue Crowley
ISBN 10: 0415816947 ISBN 13: 9780415816946
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Bookshub
(Karol Bagh, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. New. US edition. Perfect condition. Ship by express service to USA, Canada, Australia, France, Italy, UK, Germany and Netherland. Customer satisfaction our priority. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-FEB-35706

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Sue Crowley
ISBN 10: 0415816947 ISBN 13: 9780415816946
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Bookshub
(Karol Bagh, India)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. New. US edition. Perfect condition. Ship by express service to USA, Canada, Australia, France, Italy, UK, Germany and Netherland. Customer satisfaction our priority. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-FEB-35707

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 34.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From India to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Crowley, Sue (EDT)
Published by Taylor & Francis Ltd 2013-10-21, London (2013)
ISBN 10: 0415816947 ISBN 13: 9780415816946
New paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Taylor & Francis Ltd 2013-10-21, London, 2013. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780415816946

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 30.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 5.77
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book