Innovative Professional Development Methods and Strategies for STEM Education, 1st Edition

  • Kenan Dikilitas
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  • ISBN-10: 1466694726
  • ISBN-13: 9781466694729
  • DDC: 507.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 312 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This book features the latest scholarly research on a wide range of professional advancement topics in STEM education with special emphasis on content, process, implementation, and impact, as well as on the implications for teachers, educators, and administrators. Highlighting comprehensive research across a broad scope of relevant issues including teacher training, development models, and the implementation of leadership practices, this book is a seminal reference source for STEM professionals working in schools, colleges, and various science and mathematics departments at secondary and post-secondary institutions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Higher Education and Professional Development (AHEPD) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: The Role of the Professional Doctorate in Developing Professional Practice in STEM Subjects.
2: Mentoring Girls in Science: Eight Case Studies of a Science Camp Experience.
3: Primary Grades Teachers' Fidelity of Teaching Practices during Mathematics Professional Development.
4: A Paradigm Shift for Teachers' Professional Development Structure in Turkey: Moving from Instruction to Learning.
5: Systematic Support for STEM Pre-Service Teachers: An Authentic and Sustainable Four Pillar Professional Development Model.
6: The Role of Teacher Leadership for Promoting Professional Development Practices.
7: Teachers' Professional Development in the Digitized World: A Sample Blended Learning Environment for Educational Technology Training.
8: Introducing Educational Technology into the Higher Education Environment: A Professional Development Framework.
9: Supporting the Enactment of Standards-based Mathematics Pedagogies: The Cases of the CoDE-I and APLUS Projects.
10: Identifying the Target Needs of Non-Native Subject Teachers Related to the Use of English in Their Professional Settings: A Case from Northern Iraq.
11: Impact of a Professional Development Programme on Trainee Teachers' Beliefs and Teaching Practices.
12: Prospective EFL Teachers' Perceptions of Using CALL in the Classroom.
13: The Impact of Pre-service Teachers' Reflection on their Instructional Practices.
14: Exploring Prospective EFL Teachers' Beliefs about Teachers and Teaching through Metaphor Analysis.
Related References.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.