:

product description page

Being a Teacher in the 21st Century : A Critical New Zealand Research Study (Hardcover) (Leon Benade)

Being a Teacher in the 21st Century : A Critical New Zealand Research Study (Hardcover) (Leon Benade) - image 1 of 1

About this item

This book provides scholars, teacher educators, as well as reflective school leaders and teachers with valuable insights into what it is to be a teacher in the 21st century. It does so by presenting original research based on a study of several New Zealand schools between 2013 and 2015, and in particular, a focussed study of four of those schools in 2015.  

The book draws on the findings to take stock of some of the central manifestations of 21st-century learning, especially digital pedagogies and the collaborative practices associated with teaching and learning in modern learning environments. It reflects on the mental shifts and sometimes-painful transitions teachers and leaders are making and experiencing as they enter uncharted waters, moving from traditional classroom practices to ones that emphasise collaboration, teamwork and the radical de-centring of their personal roles. It outlines a blueprint for understanding how to navigate these changes, and describes and explains the nature of pedagogical shifts apparent in digital classrooms and modern learning environments.

Edition: Critical
Number of Pages: 211
Genre: Education
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Leon Benade
Language: English
Street Date: March 10, 2017
TCIN: 52229787
UPC: 9789811037818
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-7321
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.

Guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.