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ERIC Number: ED185654
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
Pages: 167
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Development and Implementation of a Goal-Oriented Model of Supervision.
Gorsin, John
This model of teacher supervision was designed to improve instruction in the Aspinwall Elementary School in the Fox Chapel School District, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The project sought to accomplish three things: improve the achievement level of underachieving students, increase teacher instructional effectiveness, and change the teachers' perception of the principal's supervisory behavior. Treatment included a diagnostic assessment of the students' specific skill deficiencies and a self-evaluation of the teachers. A prescriptive approach was used with the students, and two commercially published criterion reference programs were utilized. Teachers wrote goals in the form of a behavior checklist and these goals were monitored by using a modified clinical supervision approach. Evaluation of the project suggested that the model could improve achievement, and teacher and administrator performance. The appendix includes samples of the materials needed to conduct a similar program. (Author/JM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Dissertations/Theses - Practicum Papers; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Leadership Behavior Description Questionnaire
Note: Individual Practicum Report, Nova University. Parts of the appendices may not reproduce clearly.