ERIC Number: ED213160
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Organizing for Change: Inservice and Staff Development in Special Education.
Gaasholt, Marie P., Ed.; And Others
The book contains seven author contributed chapters on issues concerning inservice and staff development in special education. Major themes of the papers include the importance of participant involvement in the planning process, the importance of gaining support at the onset by district and building administrators, and the need for carefully designed programs which model good teaching with concrete and clear goals. Individual chapters have the following titles and authors: "Diagnosing and Dealing with Barriers to Change" (S. Wyant, W. Bell); "The Relationship of Adult Learning Theory to Inservice Training" (B. Banks); "Systematically Planning for Effective Inservice Training or Staff Development" (C. McGuigan); "Staff Development--Becoming More Sensitive and Responsive to Cultural Issues" (J. Brown); "Facilitating Effective Team Decision Making" (S. Pfeiffer); "Assessing People in Organizations--Problem Solving and Change" (J. Peters); and "Considerations for Consultants" (M. Gaasholt). (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Innovation and Development.
Authoring Institution: Washington Univ., Seattle. Program Development Assistance System.