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Teaching as a Profession

Christina de Bellaigue

in Educating Women: Schooling and Identity in England and France, 1800-1867

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199289981
eISBN:
9780191710995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289981.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses how schoolmistresses in France and England developed a form of occupational expertise which they themselves claimed as ‘professional’ — a term of particular value for them not ... More


Faculty development

Marie-Louise Schreurs and Willem de Grave

in Lessons from Problem-based Learning

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199583447
eISBN:
9780191594519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583447.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter discusses professional development for faculty. Topics covered include principles of faculty development and faculty development programme implementation.


Becoming a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist: Striving to Integrate Professional and Personal Development

Edmund C. Neuhaus

in On Becoming a Psychotherapist: The Personal and Professional Journey

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199736393
eISBN:
9780199894574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736393.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Professional development for CBT therapists has relatively defined paths to attain competency. With a solid conceptual foundation, training is rigorous in its focus on becoming technically proficient ... More


Continuing professional development

Siân Jaggar

in An Introduction to Clinical Governance and Patient Safety

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199558612
eISBN:
9780191595011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558612.003.0031
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The quality of care provided to patients is presumed to be related to lifelong learning. Continuous professional development (CPD) is therefore a requirement for all those who profess a commitment to ... More


Building Capacity for Positive Youth Development in Secondary School Classrooms: Changing Teachers’ Interactions With Students

Robert C. Pianta and Joseph P. Allen

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter describes how teachers' social and instructional interactions with students affect their learning and social development, and how a professional development intervention can improve the ... More


Clio’s Lost Tribe: Public Policy History Since 1978

Julian E. Zelizer

in Governing America: The Revival of Political History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691150734
eISBN:
9781400841899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150734.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the history of U.S. public policy since 1978. It first considers the professional development of public historians before discussing the arguments that policy historians make ... More


Education in Palliative Care: Building a Culture of Learning

Bee Wee and Nic Hughes (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569855
eISBN:
9780191730443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569855.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

Despite the fact that most palliative care educators are involved in teaching, there is little literature devoted to education specifically within palliative care. This book bridges that gap, giving ... More


Afterword

Katherine Mandusic Finley

in The Organization of American Historians and the Writing and Teaching of American History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199790562
eISBN:
9780199896820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790562.003.0043
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents comments from the new executive director, Katherine Finley, on present-day challenges and the Organization of American Historians' responses to them. Among these are the crisis ... More


Classroom Settings as Targets of Intervention and Research

Stephanie M. Jones, Joshua L. Brown, and J. Lawrence Aber

in Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter focuses on the classroom context as a primary setting for positive youth development. It highlights the theory and evaluations of two programs that aim to promote caring classroom ... More


Continuing professional development in social work

Carmel Halton, Fred Powell, and Margaret Scanlon

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447307372
eISBN:
9781447311621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447307372.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Continuing professional development (CPD) has become a defining issue in twenty-first century social work. There is widespread consensus in favour of CPD. But what is it? Are there discernible ... More


Educator Professional Development

Rebecca L. Franzen, Cynthia Thomashow, Mary Leou, and Nonyameko Zintle Songqwaru

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0022
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter describes a conceptual framework for professional development in urban environmental education. Urban environmental education includes the use of urban environments as a learning context ... More


Missed Opportunities

David K. Cohen and Heather C. Hill

in Learning Policy: When State Education Reform Works

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089479
eISBN:
9780300133349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089479.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter probes the state educational system for clues to explain why many teachers in California missed the opportunities that reform has presented. First, it examines the nature and ... More


Introduction Changing patterns of health professional governance

Ellen Kuhlmann and Mike Saks

in Rethinking professional governance: International directions in healthcare

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349569
eISBN:
9781447303251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Across many countries, professional governance is under the spotlight of health policy makers and subject to public debate. This book provides new data and geopolitical perspectives in the debate ... More


Education and workforce development

Alison Hill, Siân Griffiths, and Stephen Gillam

in Public Health and Primary Care: Partners in Population Health

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198508533
eISBN:
9780191723780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508533.003.08
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter looks at the overlapping roles of the public health and primary care workforces. In both settings, roles are changing and the contribution of nurses, in particular, is expanding. ... More


The Minerva Professional Development Agency

Robin B. Goldberg and Anne Kauth

in Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.003.0025
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Just as we have re-imagined every aspect of the educational experience, Minerva’s Professional Development Agency takes what universities call Career Services to a whole new level. The goal of the ... More


Click and Start Learning!: Innovative Development Programs for Professionals

Chantal Gervedink Nijhuis and Arie Terpstra

in Educating Deaf Learners: Creating a Global Evidence Base

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190215194
eISBN:
9780190254841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190215194.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Development programs in education are aimed at preparing professionals for their roles in facilitating and supporting learners in their own learning process. In these development programs, ... More


Learning About Reform

David K. Cohen and Heather C. Hill

in Learning Policy: When State Education Reform Works

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300089479
eISBN:
9780300133349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300089479.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter explores the nature and extent of influences on learning by examining the instruments that policymakers used to urge teachers to learn. It first discusses the survey on which the ... More


A commentary on sleep education

E. Peile

in Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Sleep education is under-represented in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. This constitutes a missed opportunity as there are educational advantages to learning and teaching around ... More


From health to tourism: being mobile in the wellness sector in Hungary

Katalin Formadi

in Rethinking professional governance: International directions in healthcare

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349569
eISBN:
9781447303251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349569.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines cross-mobility in the emerging field of employment in the health and wellness tourist sector in Hungary, thereby extending the notion of professional development to a sector ... More


Whatever Is in the Best Interest of Kids

Vanessa Siddle Walker and Ulysses Byas

in Hello Professor: A Black Principal and Professional Leadership in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832899
eISBN:
9781469605562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888759_walker.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines Byas's practices at Fair Street high school in the early to mid-1960s. It shows the ways in which Byas functions as the professional developer in his own school community, ... More


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