Professionalism: Perspectives and Practices of the 21st Century


Tristan Geraint (Editor)

Series: Business Issues, Competition and Entrepreneurship
BISAC: EDU046000

Maryam Ashkan, PhD opens the book by discussing studio instructors’ lived experiences as they pertain to bureaucracy and negotiation, redefinition of professionalism, and means of reform, with the goal of inducing professional development in readers. Next, Joanne V. Harris examines assessors of professionalism in the medical community, attempting to gauge their understandings of said professionalism. Following this, Francine Masson, PhD and Eleanor Ross, PhD presents the challenges social media poses to professionalism due to potentially blurred boundaries. Dalel Bader and Cristobal Salinas Jr then give a review of skills necessary for employability. Finally, Tiina Peterson presents a study examining Estonian preschool teachers’ professionalism as it applies to European context in an effort to improve the teacher-training system in Estonia. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. The Emergence of “New” Teaching Professionalism in Higher Education: A Compelling Phenomenon in the New Millennium (pp. 1-38)
Maryam Ashkan

Chapter 2. An Assessment of Professionalism in Medical Students: The Assessors’ Role (pp. 39-76)
Joanne V. Harris

Chapter 3. Professionalism and Social Media in the 21st Century (pp. 77-100)
Francine Masson and Eleanor Ross

Chapter 4. Conceptualizing Professionalism in Higher Education (pp. pp. 101-122)
Dalel Bader and Cristobal Salinas Jr

Chapter 5. Professionalism of Estonian Preschool Teachers in the European Context (pp. 123-144)
Tiina Peterson

Index (pp. 145)

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