Becoming a Teacher Educator

Theory and Practice for Teacher Educators

Editors: Swennen, Anja, van der Klink, Marcel (Eds.)

  • Written by experts with practical experience
  • State-of-the-art research and practice
  • Produced within the Association of Teacher Educators in Europe
  • Broad European view on teacher education
  • Written for teacher educators by teacher educators
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About this book

Becoming a Teacher Educator is an impressive book for teacher educators who want to become engaged in the latest views and practices of their profession. It is the first book that addresses a range of important topics related to the work of teacher educators, the induction of teacher educators and their further professional development.

Becoming a Teacher Educator has a practical focus and it provides theoretical insights, experiences of experts and practical recommendations.

The book is rooted in the Association of Teacher Education in Europe (ATEE) and many of the chapters are written by authors who are active members of the ATEE. Distinguished researchers and practitioners from different parts of Europe, and beyond, joined their efforts to write a book that is truly international and combines research, practice and reflection.

Becoming a Teacher Educator is essential reading for novice teacher educators as well as experienced teacher educators who want to keep up with the latest insights in their profession. This book provides a guide for those who supervise or coach novice or veteran teacher educators, and for various professionals who bear responsibility for the professional development of teacher educators.

"There is a growing need for evidence-based resources made available to (future) teacher educators. Since a learning society requires new sets of competencies of the main actors, we are most in want of knowledgeable teacher educators that support the professional development of their (student) teachers. This book fits the actual demands."

(Dr. Joost Lowyck, Professor Emeritus, former director of the Teacher Education Institute, Leuven University).

"This is an original book in a very important area. The editors define the concept of ‘teacher educator’ widely and I think, therefore, that the book is relevant for schools, higher education, and education authorities of all kinds. The authorship and theme have wide relevance across Europe, Australasia and North America." (Prof. Bob Moon, Professor in Education Teaching Studies, Department of Education, Open University, UK).

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From the reviews:

"Becoming a teacher educator: Theory and practice for teacher educators is timely and relevant for teacher education across the globe. … The book is written particularly with the audience of beginning teacher educators in mind and written from the perspective of experienced teacher educator researchers and practitioners. … The book would serve as a useful tool for beginning teacher educators to discuss with their mentors and colleagues … . This book can be thoroughly recommended to the global teacher education community … ." (Simone White, Teaching Education, Vol. 20 (3), September, 2009)


Table of contents (15 chapters)

  • Introduction and Overview

    Swennen, Anja (et al.)

    Pages 1-7

  • Teacher Education in Europe; Main Characteristics and Developments

    Snoek, Marco (et al.)

    Pages 11-27

  • Understanding Teacher Educators’ Work and Identities

    Murray, Jean (et al.)

    Pages 29-43

  • Professional Codes of Conduct; Towards an Ethical Framework for Novice Teacher Educators

    Golan, Michal (et al.)

    Pages 45-57

  • Partnerships Between Schools and Teacher Education Institutes

    Velzen, Corinne (et al.)

    Pages 59-73

Buy this book

eBook $149.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-8874-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $189.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4020-8873-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $189.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-90-481-8014-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Becoming a Teacher Educator
Book Subtitle
Theory and Practice for Teacher Educators
Editors
  • Anja Swennen
  • Marcel van der Klink
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-8874-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-8874-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-8873-5
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-8014-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 238
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