Opportunities in Teaching Careers (Opportunities in ... Series) / Edition 1

Opportunities in Teaching Careers (Opportunities in ... Series) / Edition 1

by Janet Fine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0071438173

ISBN-13: 9780071438179

Pub. Date: 03/21/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Opportunities In . . . series gives you valuable career insight into your job field of choice!

The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities In . . . explores a vast range of professions. In Opportunities in Teaching Careers, you will find:

  • The latest information on the field
  • Training and education requirements you

Overview

Opportunities In . . . series gives you valuable career insight into your job field of choice!

The most comprehensive career book series available, Opportunities In . . . explores a vast range of professions. In Opportunities in Teaching Careers, you will find:

  • The latest information on the field
  • Training and education requirements you will need
  • Salary statistics for different positions
  • Up-to-date professional and Internet resources
  • And much more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071438179
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/21/2005
Series:
Opportunities In...Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.62(d)

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Table of Contents

Forewordxi
1Overview of the Teaching Field1
The profession today
State of technology
More jobs
A teacher's role
The need for qualified teachers
Workplace
Programs encouraging new teachers
The rewards of teaching
Qualities of a good teacher
Reasons to become a teacher
2Qualifications and Training37
Choosing a teaching level
The basics of teacher education
Schooling alternatives
Selecting a college or university
Financing your education
Licensing and accreditation in teacher education
Teacher testing
On reforming teacher education
Minority education
Special education
Bilingual education
3How to Get Started65
Understanding yourself
Understanding teaching
Job placement
Making contact
Assessing your options
College teaching
How teachers are selected
Paths to advancement
4Job Classifications87
General duties of the teacher
Salary
Postsecondary jobs
New job opportunities
New programs
Distance learning
Business and education
Employment conditions
Mentoring
The teacher's workload
Fringe benefits
Rural versus urban teaching
Advantages and disadvantages of teaching
The first year
5Related Fields123
Nontraditional education opportunities
Administration and business
Writing
Social service work
6Educational Associations147
Teacher versus administrator
Teacher rights
National trends
Educational associations and organizations
Unions
Student organizations
Professional fraternities, sororities, and societies
Other organizations
Programs for community and nonprofit organizations
Resources for professional development
7More Job Opportunities in Teaching167
Teaching abroad
Teaching opportunities in Canada
Other opportunities
Continuous growth
8The Changing Role of the Teacher199
Technology
Enrollment
Changing society
Violence
Back to basics
Teaching with new techniques
Service teaching
Involving the community
Educating the community
Gifts to help teachers
Teaching ethics
Women
Ethnic groups
Professional development
Job market
A strong profession
AppendixFurther Information221

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