ERIC Number: ED246484
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Administering Writing Programs: A Workshop Leader's Handbook.
This handbook describes a workshop designed to help administrative personnel improve school system writing programs. The handbook contains agendas for one-day and two-day workshops, and modules that provide (1) a case study of a writing program coordinator; (2) a discussion of the basic elements of a writing program, including program philosophy, skills to be taught, teaching methods and materials, evaluation methods, and teacher training methods; (3) a rating scale to elicit opinions on a number of writing related issues; (4) a selected bibliography of readings for administrators; (5) a list of functions and activities for the program administrator; (6) explanations of analytic and holistic scoring, and writing samples to be scored by workshop participants; and (7) guidelines for assessing and restructuring writing programs. Additional resources contained in the handbook include suggestions for using the writing folder in the classroom, a writing program assessment instrument, a discussion of competency programs for basic skills improvement, and descriptions of the New Jersey Writing Project and an individualized language arts program. (FL)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Administrator Role, Administrators, Program Administration, Program Content, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Workshops, Writing Instruction
Northeast Regional Exchange, Inc., 34 Littleton Rd., Chelmsford, MA 01824 ($7.00; 10 or more, $6.00 each).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Network of Innovative Schools, Inc., Andover, MA.; Northeast Regional Exchange, Inc., Chelmsford, MA.
Identifiers: Writing Programs