ERIC Number: ED335739
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Staff Development: A Research-Referenced Planning Guide.
Information to help local school districts in Minnesota plan for and use revenue reserved for staff development is provided in this research-referenced planning guide. Following the introduction, chapter 2 focuses on decision-making aspects of staff development and offers a conceptual model of decision-making choice points in the planning process. Conceptual and procedural tools are described in chapter 3, which also discusses instructional theory, adult learning and development, educational change and implementation, and educational administration. Aspects of strategic, process, and logical decision making are also outlined. Chapter 4 explains how to use the research base, offering figures, tables, and charts for applying concepts to practice. Sixteen figures are included; appendices contain criteria for inservice programs and checklists for conference and inservice activity planning. (66 references) (LMI)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul.