ERIC Number: ED189073
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Junior High Classroom Organization Study. Observer Training Manual. R&D Rep. No. 6102.
Texas Univ., Austin. Research and Development Center for Teacher Education.
This manual was used to train observers for the Junior High Classroom Organization Study, a research project developed to delineate specific effective teacher behaviors. During the training sessions, the following topics were discussed: 1) preliminary results from a previously conducted Third-Grade Classroom Organization Study; 2) concepts and terms used in the study; 3) techniques for writing narratives; 4) procedures for noting time intervals; 5) use of the student engagement rate, time log, and component rating forms; 6) procedures for handing in materials; and 7) how to be an unobstrusive observer. Samples of all data collection instruments are included in the manual. (JD)
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Classroom Techniques, Data Collection, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Lesson Observation Criteria, Orientation Materials, Program Guides, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Effectiveness
Communcation Services, Research and Development Center for Teacher Education, Education Annex 3.203, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78712.
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Research and Development Center for Teacher Education.
Note: For related documents see SP 016 279 and SP 016 244. Best copy available.