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Mastering Executive Education

Author : Paul Strebel
ISBN : 0273705024
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 86.68 MB
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Back Jacket ";How refreshing IMD makes the case for change. The focus? Executive learning, not academic theory. This book: bull; bull;Challenges the historic approach to executive education bull;Accepts the significance of emotion bull;Redefines our idea of a 'good educator' Executive education has a role in building good leaders; educators need to embrace their own leadership responsibility. If you're an educator, take up the challenge use this book!"; Gary Steel, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, ABB Asea Brown Boveri Ltd "A great contribution. Illustrates how to deliver executive education that creates value. Pragmatic, with interesting new insights from all of the relevant dimensions. If you're in executive and leadership development, this book is required reading."; Matti Alahuhta, President, KONE Corporation and Chairman, IMD "This book shows us why IMD continues to be a global leader in executive education. Practical insights into the executive learning experience offer an invaluable resource for organizations that are serious about leadership development." Dorothy Berry, Vice-President, Human Resources and Administration, IFC "At last, instead of the common complaints about what is wrong with business education, this book takes the lead in showing how to deliver executive learning that will stick. Crammed with accessible ideas and practical examples of how to deliver successful executive learning, this book is a must for all those responsible for management development, inside and outside of corporations." A. Daniel Meiland, Executive Chairman, Egon Zehnder International "Integrating intellectual and emotional awareness with action-based application is state-of-the-art in executive education convincingly presented by this IMD Guide." Peter F. Weibel, Member of the Board of Directors of Credit Suisse Group You pay for executive education. But does it produce results? Does it stick? How do you identify executive education that really can deliver high impact? In executive education it is time for a change. Mastering Executive Education shows you how to take action to deliver it. Welcome to the state-of-the-art in executive education from IMD: Mastering Executive Education. At the center, learning scripts, IMD's high-impact learning approach for experienced executives. Learning from the thousands of executives who attEND its programs every year, IMD has identified the critical drivers of great learning experiences. Starting with recent research into how our brains learn, IMD helps executives master their real world challenges and build corporate value by mastering both the emotional and rational dimensions of management.
Category: Business & Economics

Human Centered Management In Executive Education

Author : Maria-Teresa Lepeley
ISBN : 9781137555410
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 84.95 MB
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Human Centered Management in Executive Education provides a comprehensive insight on innovation in Executive Education with a unique global scope. The book integrates studies and experiences of 32 distinguished scholars from 15 countries who are working in the development of theories and practices to advance the human centered management paradigm, sustainability-based quality standards and continuous improvement in education. The discussion presents a well-balanced outlook that combines and contrasts research and programs from 16 developed and 16 developing countries, and the visions of 10 female and 22 male authors from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
Category: Business & Economics

Bilingual Education

Author : Nancy Lemberger
ISBN : 9781135453251
Genre : Education
File Size : 35.92 MB
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This book grew out of the joys and challenges the author experienced as a Spanish/English bilingual teacher of culturally and linguistically diverse students. It tells what it is like to be a bilingual teacher. As a result, it helps other teachers and prospective teachers understand the complex nature of bilingual teaching, shares some successful teaching strategies that other teachers have used, and encourages teachers to find their own solutions despite limited support. The book is structured in three parts. The introduction explains how the book evolved, defines its relation to other qualitative research, and offers suggestions for how to use the book. The second part consists of eight bilingual teachers' stories that provide a glimpse of them as people, their schools and programs, their successes and struggles, and their solutions and coping mechanisms within their contexts. It concludes with a discussion chapter that looks at the teachers' collective strengths and struggles comparatively, connecting these to broader issues. The final section presents bilingual education resources -- useful information for practitioners. This includes foundation texts on the theories and practices of bilingual education, demographic information, a glossary of bilingual education terms, listings of curricula, tests, and literature mentioned by the teachers, and professional network sources.
Category: Education

Teacher Selection And Interview Portfolios

Author : Ronald K. Theel
ISBN : 9781581121483
Genre : Education
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The major research questions for this study were: (a) What forms do teacher interview portfolios take? (b) What meaning do school principals make of these portfolios? (c) How, if at all, are teacher portfolios being used by principals in deciding whom to hire?This was a case study using qualitative research procedures. The study was situated in the hiring policies and practices of Central City School District from 1995 to 1999. Semi-structured interviews of 18 k-12 principals and 4 key informants were primary means of data gathering. Document analyses supplemented interview data.Interview portfolios typically consisted of lesson plans; photographs of projects, activities, and teacher-student interactions; and supporting examples of classroom practice. Statements of educational philosophy, credentials, letters of reference, transcripts, and other background information were also included.Most principals viewed portfolios as a way for candidates to express their educational beliefs, illustrate skills and methods, and supplement the interview with examples from applicants' experience. Principals expressed a desire for more evidence of having used the portfolio development process as a means of reflection and introspection.Overall, interview portfolios were not key contributors to principals' hiring decisions. The reasons for this varied. Some principals mentioned time constraints during interviews. Others expressed skepticism that portfolios provided meaningful evidence of candidates' teaching ability and people skills. Propositions and implications for future research center on portfolio format and assessment criteria, authenticity and self-knowledge, selection interview procedures, teacher preparation, teacher recruitment and hiring, and information management in Central City School District. Perhaps one of the most valuable benefits of the portfolio process lies in the development of a new norm for the profession: placing discussion and debate about what constitutes "good teaching" into a public forum.
Category: Education

Real Resumes For Teachers

Author : Anne McKinney
ISBN : 1885288190
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 44.20 MB
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Applying for teaching and administrative positions in schools requires a specialized kind of resume. This guide offers advice along with actual examples of resumes and covering letters, to help educators find the best opportunities available to them.
Category: Business & Economics

The Comprehensive Guide To Special Education Law

Author : George A. Giuliani
ISBN : 0857005855
Genre : Education
File Size : 70.63 MB
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It is vital for all professionals in the field of education to have a practical understanding of the laws that are in place to protect the children with whom they work. The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Law is a detailed yet accessible introduction to federal law as it applies to the rights of children with special needs. Written in a user-friendly question and answer format, the book covers all of the key areas of special education law including parental rights of participation, the legal right to Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and related services, and the complex issues of discipline and dispute resolutions. This book provides educators with knowledge of the requirements, history, and evolution of the laws that impact their daily working lives and gives them the information they need to help parents obtain better services for their children. This is an indispensible handbook that teachers, school management, and school counselors will refer to again and again.
Category: Education

The Praeger Handbook Of Urban Education

Author : Joe L. Kincheloe
ISBN : 9780313039003
Genre : Education
File Size : 50.11 MB
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Maintaining that urban teaching and learning is characterized by many contradictions, this work proposes that there is a wide range of social, cultural, psychological, and pedagogical knowledge urban educators must possess in order to engage in effective and transformative practice. It is necessary for those teaching in urban schools to be scholar practitioners rather than bureaucrats, who can only follow rather than analyze, understand, and create. The ten major sections cover: Context of urban education Race and ethnicity Social justice Teaching and pedagogy Power and urban education Language issues Cultural issues of urban schools as seen in the media Doing research in city schools Aesthetics and the proximity of cultural insitutions Education policy Sixty-one essays written by specialists in teacher education; public policy; sociology; psychology; applied linguistics; forestry; urban studies; school administrators; cultural studies; evaluation, and linguistics provide a blueprint for scholars, teachers, parents, urban politicians, school administrators, policy professionals and others seeking to understand the situation of urban schools across America today.
Category: Education

Success In Academic Surgery Developing A Career In Surgical Education

Author : Carla M Pugh
ISBN : 9781447146919
Genre : Medical
File Size : 22.39 MB
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​ Success in Academic Surgery: Developing a Career in Surgical Education is a unique and portable handbook that offers careers advice and guidance to medical students, surgical residents and others considering a career within surgery. Surgical education is a rapidly expanding area of surgical research and career interest, and as the Association for Academic Surgery (AAS) Fall Courses ( and International courses offer more and more specialty tracking there is a greater need for an accompanying textbook to supplement the material presented in the courses. Success in Academic Surgery: Developing a Career in Surgical Education expands on some of the important issues related to surgical education highlighted in the AAS courses by addressing key areas such as how to acquire the skills necessary for success in this field, how to develop a research program in surgical education as well as offering guidance on applying for research grants, among other things.
Category: Medical

Handbook Of Adult And Continuing Education

Author : Arthur L. Wilson
ISBN : 9780470545980
Genre : Education
File Size : 43.15 MB
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Sponsored by the American Association of Adult & Continuing Education "This monumental work is a testimony to the science of adult education and the skills of Wilson and Hayes. It is a veritable feast for nourishing our understanding of the current field of adult education. The editors and their well-chosen colleagues consistently question how we know and upon what grounds we act. They invite us to consider not only how we can design effective adult education, but also why we practice in a particular socio-economic context." —Jane Vella, author of Taking Learning to Task and Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach "This new handbook captures the exciting intellectual and professional development of our field in the last decade. It is an indispensable resource for faculty, students, and professionals." —Jack Mezirow, emeritus professor, Adult and Continuing Education, Teachers College, Columbia University For nearly seventy years, the handbooks of adult and continuing education have been definitive references on the best practices, programs, and institutions in the field. In this new edition, over sixty leading authorities share their diverse perspectives in a single volume--exploring a wealth of topics, including: learning from experience, adult learning for self-development, race and culture in adult learning, technology and distance learning, learning in the workplace, adult education for community action and development, and much more. Much more than a catalogue of theory and historical facts, this handbook strongly reflects the values of adult educators and instructors who are dedicated to promoting social and educational opportunity for learners and to sustaining fair and ethical practices.
Category: Education