A Knowledge Base for Teacher Education and Development: Bibliographies 1990-2000 is a series of bibliographies co-published by The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Kluwer Academic Publishers, the Korean Education Development Institute, Office of National Education Commission Thailand, and Asia-Pacific Educational Research Association.
The Series presents to readers a comprehensive knowledge base of literature and materials in different themes and areas in teacher education, teacher development and teaching effectiveness. This knowledge base is built on a comprehensively and conceptually framework and systematic way for searching, identifying and classifying the key literature from the immerse volume of the available information and the multiplicity of numerous sources in different parts of the world. The Series aims to support teacher educators, researchers, policy-makers and teachers in practice, policy, development and research. In five volumes of hard copy, the Series has 14,514 entries in 20 major sections and 141 themes on different aspects of teacher education, professional development and teaching effectiveness.
The five volumes are"Research Issues and Contexts of TeacherEducation and Development", "Programme and Process of TeacherEducation", "Quality Assurance, Reform and IT in Teacher Education","Teacher Study and Teaching Competence", and "Staff Development andTeaching Development in Subject Areas and Higher Education".Each volume covers a major area of literature. There are around 310 pages of each volume with a total of over 1,500 pages in the five volumes. All entries are in English from different parts of the world.
Readers will find this publication a convenient and practical tool to identify sources of empirical knowledge, critical ideas, and analytical perspectives that are essential to facilitating the enhancement of teacher education and teacher development in this rapidly changing education environment.