Candlin & Mynard ePublishing: encouraging, exploring, enabling
Positive Pedagogical Praxis: The Quickstart Series
Tim Murphey, PhD Université de Neuchâtel, Switzerland researches Vygotskian sociocultural theory (SCT) with transdisciplinary emphasis on community, play, and music at Kanda University, Japan. His most recent books are Teaching in Pursuit of Wow! (Abax 2012) and Meaningful Action – Earl Stevick’s Influence on Language Teaching (CUP 2013), co-edited with Jane Arnold. He also has a critical novel on the Japanese entrance exam system in Italian, Japanese, and English, The Tale that Wags, along with 40 book chapters.
About the Series
This series will contain short, practical, exciting, and useful books for educators seeking to help teachers enhance their ways of teaching. Books in the Positive Pedagogical Praxis: The Quickstart Series focus on practical activities, procedures, and principles that can create more profound learning in a variety of ways. The books can be described in the following ways:
The titles in this series seek to provide teachers with quick ways to implement profound ideas little by little into their classrooms. The books could also be used for in-service training, workshops, and teacher-development sessions at conferences.
Each book will
All of the books in this imaginative series provide concise, yet expert overviews of a particular area of the field. Like all the Candlin & Mynard books they are there to help readers explore, encourage and enable their thinking and practice.
Titles under consideration include:
Prospective authors should contact the series editor giving a brief overview of their focus area. Depending on the scope, we will then provide a proposal form and solicit further details and sample material.