ERIC Number: ED251438
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: 0
A Status Report and Content Analysis of State Mandated Teacher Induction Programs. Report No. 9057.
Defino, Maria E.; Hoffman, James V.
This paper reports on a 1983 national survey that focused on programmatic activity in teacher induction. Responses were obtained from various professionals from the 50 state education agencies. A content analysis of teacher induction programs already in effect was also made. The first set of questions in the survey questionnaire inquired as to whether or not the state had a teacher induction program in effect, and, if so, what type of program. The next items asked about the program's major features, including: (1) statements of goals and purposes; (2) duration of the program's operation; (3) years of involvement required of beginning teachers; (4) required orientation sessions or days; (5) professional skills examined though the program; (6) involvement of members of any higher education institutions; (7) program funding; (8) program evaluation; (9) program administration; and (10) numbers of certificates being issued to teachers entering the field in each state. Data obtained by the survey are presented in tabular format. The questionnaire is appended along with data from 11 states that have induction programs in various stages of development but not yet implemented. (JD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Research and Development Center for Teacher Education.