ERIC Number: ED182296
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for Developing Tailored Professional Development Exercises for Linking Agents. A Collaborative Effort with the Northwest Reading Consortium.
Butman, Jean W.; Lohman, John E.
The results of a year-long involvement in providing tailored professional development experiences for linking agents in the Northwest Reading Consortium is presented. This report is divided into five sections. A brief description of the collaboration between the Consortium and the Northwest Regional Education Laboratory is presented in the first section. Section two contains a discussion on the perspective of the Laboratory on the concepts of dissemination, change, and the role of the linking agent. The third section focuses on the Laboratory's perspective on training linking agents. Guidelines for tailoring materials for training linking agents are set forth in the fourth section. A comprehensive summary of the collaborative experience is offered in the final section. (LH)
Descriptors: Change Agents, Cooperative Planning, Educational Strategies, Information Dissemination, Linking Agents, Professional Training, Training Methods
Regional Exchange, Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, 710 S.W. Second Avenue, Portland, OR 97204 (Cost of reproduction)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Dissemination and Resources Group.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.