ERIC Number: ED225952
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
An Assessment of Winter 1981 Staff Development Activities. Teacher Corps Program '79. The University of Toledo/Springfield Local Schools.
Toledo Univ., OH. Coll. of Education.
This report describes and assesses the effectiveness of activities conducted by the University of Toledo (Ohio)/Springfield Local Schools Teacher Corps Project during the winter of 1981. On-site staff development activities provided at elementary, junior, and senior high schools are described: (1) two credit-bearing courses on multicultural education and on educating mainstreamed students in the least restrictive environment; and (2) a workshop for two elementary schools on basic skills and diagnostic-prescriptive instruction in mathematics. Participants in two curriculum committees, which were set up to identify tasks in the construction of objectives-based elementary and secondary reading and mathematics instruction, are also listed. Project assessment instrument and procedures are outlined, and conclusions based on participant responses are noted. Appended are copies of the course and workshop assessment instruments, with responses in tabular form. (FG)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, College School Cooperation, Curriculum Development, Diagnostic Teaching, Discipline, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Mainstreaming, Mathematics Instruction, Participant Satisfaction, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Schools of Education, Staff Development, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Participation, Teacher Workshops
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC. Teacher Corps.
Authoring Institution: Toledo Univ., OH. Coll. of Education.