ERIC Number: ED241538
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Academic Learning Time in the District of Columbia Public Schools.
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Research Information Center.
Papers generated for a symposium entitled "Effectiveness of Stallings' Use of Time Training for Teachers in Washington, D.C." are presented. The intitial presentation, "Academic Learning Time: The Current Status of the Stallings Training" (Geraldine Williams Bethune), reviews the Stallings research and describes the Academic Learning Time (ALT) program in the District of Columbia. In the paper, "The Complexity of Institutionalizing a Program: Acquisition of Training, Observing, and Computing Capability," Merle M. Bush provides information on logistics, budget, personnel, time frames, and other requirements for implementing a program of this scope and depth. The report "Does Time-on-Task Work for Teacher Training Too?" (Sarah Lee Anderson), discusses findings from observations made of teacher training workshops. Carolyn A. Thieme-Busch and Sukai Elie Prom describe their findings in "Impact of Teacher Use of Time Training on Student Achievement." A brief critique of the Montreal Symposium, by H. Jerome Freiberg, concludes the presentations. (JD)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Research Information Center.
Identifiers: District of Columbia
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Montreal, Canada, April 1983).