On Being a Teacher: The Human Dimension

On Being a Teacher: The Human Dimension

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The authors help preservice, beginning, and veteran teachers discover their own special traits that make them superlative teachers.

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ISBN-13: 9780761939436
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/10/2005
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Stanley J. Zehm was professor and former chair of instructional and curricular studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, prior to his death in 1999. He was the author of numerous articles in professional journals, as well as several books for teachers and school administrators.

Table of Contents

About the Authors
1. On Being a Teacher
2. On Being a Learner
3. On Being a Relationship Specialist
4. On Being an Effective Communicator
5. On Being a Helper
6. On Struggling With the Challenges of the Profession
7. On Avoiding Burnout and Rustout
8. On Being Reflective
9. On Being Passionately Committed


Ellen Kottler has been a teacher for more than thirty years in public and private schools, alternative schools, adult education programs, and universities. She was a curriculum specialist in charge of secondary social studies and law-related education for one of the country’s largest school districts. She teaches secondary education and supervises intern teachers at California State University, Fullerton.

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