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Instructor Competence: From Good to Great
By Ronald Stover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,650. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
In many instances within the vocational education arena, the teacher/instructor enters the classroom with very little training in teaching methodology and structure. Although they are highly regarded for their area of expertise, there can be stumbling blocks to passing their knowledge on to the students. This book offers a supplemental opportunity for training the newly hired educator.
The Dichotomy of Instructional Design
By Kenneth Fetterman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
This "innovative" professional development manual is comprised of research-based tutorials (i.e. training) that will enable current and future educators to initiate competency-based and outcome-based learning. It contains information/templates regarding the development of behavioral objectives, comprehensive lesson plans, and matrices to enhance higher-order thought processes.
The Orchestra Audition : How to Prepare
By Roger Frisch
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
This detailed packed book will walk you through every aspect of auditioning for a symphony orchestra. Included is a 6 week step by step guide. Also included are the Most Common Excerpts asked in auditions for all the instruments of the orchestra. Learn the Most Common Mistake in taking orchestral auditions and read the extensive section on how to cope with Performance Nerves.
How To Write Graded Readers
By Sue Leather
Series: Training Course For ELT Writers, Book 6. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: British English. Published: September 18, 2013 by ELT Teacher 2 Writer. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
In this engaging and informative module Sue Leather shares her experience for others to learn from. Starting with an overview of the Graded Readers market, she moves on to look at the preparation and research that goes into writing a Graded Reader, the skills required for adapting a classic and crafting an original, and tips for approaching publishers with your work.
How To Write EAP Materials
By Julie Moore
Series: Training Course For ELT Writers, Book 8. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 25,800. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2014 by ELT Teacher 2 Writer. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
EAP is a challenging area to write for, requiring a fine balance of academic input and English language analysis. In this book, experienced EAP author and teacher Julie Moore unpacks the craft of writing materials that are adapted to your teaching style, your students and your teaching context, looking at each skill in turn, and providing a thought-provoking read and practical guidance.