ERIC Number: ED136857
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Apr-5
Reference Count: 0
Comprehensive Staff Development in the Community College: Implications for the Office of Institutional Research and Planning.
Claxton, Charles S.
This paper describes an emerging model for a comprehensive staff and organizational development program as a continuous and integral activity of the college, and discusses the role of the office of institutional research in such programs. A comprehensive program includes instructional development (instructional evaluation, diagnosis, microteaching, methodology/technology, curriculum development), organizational development (departmental decision-making and conflict management, team building, management building), and personal development (life planning workshops, interpersonal skills training, personal growth workshops, supportive and therapeutic counseling) for all college staff. The institutional research office may be integrated into the total process by serving as a key resource for assessing staff development needs, establishing program goals, and evaluating goal attainment. Data gathered and analyzed by the office of institutional research can be channeled into program planning and modification through continuing feedback. If staff development is to become a vital instrument in human resource development and utilization, planning for such programs must be an integral part of overall institutional planning. (JDS)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (New York, New York, April 5, 1977)