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ERIC Number: ED106299
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher Corps Projects: Description and Implications for Management. Final Report, Phase 2.
Marsh, David D.; Lyons, Margaret F.
This three-part report presents the results of an analysis of data collected in the first year of a two-year Teacher Corps study. The study attempts to answer management-oriented questions regarding the development of effective Teacher Corps projects and the assessment of quality and effectiveness of the projects. The report (a) provides an expanded description of program characteristics of the 20 Teacher Corps projects; and (b) reanalyzes the relationship between teacher background, Teacher Corps program, and intern teaching skills using different statistical procedures and variable groupings. The first part of the report presents an overview of the study. The second part describes the (a) Teacher Corps programs, (b) characteristics of Teacher Corps staff, (c) use of competencies in the project, (d) personalization of the program for interns, (e) school-based program for interns, (f) community component, and (g) collaborative decision-making. The third part analyzes data elicited from the study and includes the following: (a) discriminant function analysis, (b) factor analysis of Teacher Corps program characteristics, (c) factor analysis of intern teacher performance characteristics, (d) canonical correlations relating Teacher Corps programs to intern teacher performance, and (e) conclusions. An appendix of tables illustrating the analyzed data is included. (JS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Planning, Budgeting, and Evaluation.
Authoring Institution: Pacific Training and Technical Assistance Corp., Berkeley, CA.