ERIC Number: ED211536
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
RUPS: Research Utilizing Problem Solving. Classroom Version. Leader's Manual.
Jung, Charles; And Others
This training manual is for teachers participating in the Research Utilizing Problem Solving (RUPS) workshops. The workshops last for four and one-half days and are designed to improve the school setting and to increase teamwork skills. The teachers participate in simulation exercises in which they help a fictitious teacher or principal solve a problem using the RUPS model. This manual describes the purpose and design of the workshops and provides information on conducting workshops. Handouts on the 16 subsets that comprise the workshop activities concern: (1) orientation; (2) identifying the problem; (3) using classroom research; (4) diagnosis using the force field technique; (5) diagnosing team relationships; (6) force field analysis and data gathering; (7) selecting tools for data collection; (8) spotting the major results in data; (9) gathering data on team-building relationships; (10) the concept of feedback; (11) deriving implications and action alternatives from research findings; (12) planning for action; (13) small group dynamics; (14) planning a RUPS project for specific onsite school problems; and (15) and (16) two followup sessions. (FG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.