ERIC Number: ED199186
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
A Needs Assessment Process. Developing Professional Autonomy Through Individualized Needs Assessment.
Cragun, John J.; Wilson, Donald G.
This Needs Assessment Process is a professional development model designed as a portion of a program leading to a Master of Arts degree in classroom teaching. The model focuses upon learning to identify and to use basic analytical skills. The object of the course is to enable M. A. candidates to become autonomous in charting their individual professional development. A copy of the assessment form used in the program is presented and includes statements designed to improve skills in analyzing strengths and weaknesses in the following areas: (1) planning, (2) organization and management; (3) working with people; (4) classroom techniques; (5) teaching methods; (6) command of subject matter; (7) use of audio-visual materials; (8) understanding human growth and development; (9) understanding curriculum and curriculum development; (10) evaluation procedures; and (11) personal and professional characteristics. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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