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Careers in Education


reviewed by John B. Geissinger - 1961

coverTitle: Careers in Education
Author(s): F. L. Redefer, Dorothy Reeves
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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It is very interesting to note the publication within a few weeks of each other of two books with the same title. Although one might expect to find a great deal of duplication, such is not at all the case. Redefer and Reeves stress the mechanics of locating and applying for a position in teaching; Wynn discusses education as a profession and devotes relatively small attention to what one actually does to get a job. Both approaches are important; neither is complete without the other. As a long-time superintendent of schools, I have deplored the shoddy letters of application which have come across my desk, and have been disappointed at the lack of preparation for interviews on the part of many probably well-qualified candidates for teaching, and even for administrative positions. I would suggest that students in their last year of preparation for teaching read the Redefer-Reeves book before writing their first... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 62 Number 5, 1961, p. 427-427
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3330, Date Accessed: 8/15/2020 5:07:22 AM

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