ERIC Number: ED103084
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Purplebook Gamma: Higher Education Professional In-Service Training Program.
Reitan, Henry M.; Coole, Walter A.
The "Purplebook" is an essential part of the "Greenbook System"--an integrated sequence of five individualized programs (Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, and Epsilon) designed for professional development of college educators. The Gamma program was created for the established professional or the new-hire who has not conducted previous "Greenbook System" training. Purplebook Gamma provides guidelines for the construction of an individualized "Greenbook" containing critical data and procedural information related to his/her professional position. Purplebook Gamma guides the student is a brief study of his institution and its community, in the identification of professional commitments and their analysis into component parts, in the systematic evaluation of personal competence in each part of the professional position, and in designing strategies to bring all competencies to a level that satisfies professional obligations and self-expectations. Appendices include descriptions of various styles of programs at institutions of higher education, examples of operating and behavioral objectives, examples of general descriptions and tasks for various jobs (community college president, counselor, program manager, ombudsman, faculty member), and examples of job types categorized by functions. (DC)
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Administrators, Autoinstructional Aids, College Faculty, Educational Objectives, Higher Education, Inservice Education, Job Analysis, Professional Education, Self Actualization, Self Evaluation, Skill Analysis, Task Analysis
Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 2460 Kerper Boulevard, Dubuque, Iowa 52001 ($3.00)
Publication Type: Books
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