ISBN-10:
1594516340
ISBN-13:
9781594516344
Pub. Date:
08/28/2009
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Talent Abounds: Profiles of Master Teachers and Peak Performers / Edition 1

Talent Abounds: Profiles of Master Teachers and Peak Performers / Edition 1

by Robert F. Arnove
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ISBN-13: 9781594516344
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/28/2009
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Robert F. Arnove, Chancellor’s Professor Emeritus at Indiana University–Bloomington, is a leading scholar of comparative and international education. Winner of many distinguished teaching awards, he has been a visiting scholar at universities in countries ranging from Argentina to Australia. His interest in education and social change and his commitment to combining scholarship with public service have led him to be a teacher union president, a candidate for the U.S. Congress with Barry Commoner’s Citizens Party, and the president of an experimental theater company.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction Chapter 1 A Constellation of Stars: Gingold, Starker, and Sebok Chapter 2 I'll Take You to the Moon and Beyond: Peak Performance in Swimming and Diving Chapter 3 Jazz in the Halls of Academe: David Baker and Dominic Spera Chapter 4 Opening and Extending a Field: Saxophone and Tuba Virtuosos Chapter 5 A Bevy of Divas Chapter 6 Symphony Conductors: The Legacy of Leonard Bernstein in Two Profiles Chapter 7 Modern Dance Masters Chapter 8 A Cross-Cultural and Cross-National Duo Chapter 9 Prodigious Talents Chapter 10 Mathematics: The Nature of Talent and Its Development Chapter 11 Chess Masters Chapter 12 Chicago's Master Chefs Chapter 13 Bringing It All Together: Lessons Learned Index About the Author

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