ERIC Number: ED219382
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Professional Staff Development.
Sarris, Sharon; And Others
Eight papers presented at the 1981 summer workshop conducted by the Association of Teacher Educators are summarized. The following questions were addressed: (1) What kinds of skills do teachers need to share effectively their expertise with other teachers? (2) Are prototypes available to assist in the design of inservice workshops? (3) How are reassigned teachers being helped to transfer generic skills to different grade levels and subject areas? (4) What are the most important areas of teacher need? (5) What delivery systems have been designed to assist teachers in designated areas of need? (6) How do teachers develop a positive attitude toward staff development? (7) What kinds of staff development should take place at universities and colleges? (8) What problems in communication can occur between the initial step of needs assessment and the matching of an appropriate delivery system to fulfill the identified need? and (9) What kind of impact does professional development make toward the quality and quantity of students' learning? (JD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College School Cooperation, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Mobility, Gifted, Individual Needs, Inservice Teacher Education, Needs Assessment, Staff Development, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Burnout, Teaching Skills
Not available separately; see SP 020 578.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Teacher Educators, Reston, VA.; Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Inst. for Research on Teaching.
Note: In: Quality Assurance in Teacher Education. Proceedings of the Summer Workshop of the Association of Teacher Educators (East Lansing, MI, August 2-5, 1981).