ERIC Number: ED265876
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Networking: A Case Study and Developmental Model.
Freeman, Evelyn B., Ed.; Peterson, Lee T., Ed.
This publication examines the process of networking, which is defined here as a framework to provide technical support between and among professionals. The process of networking is explored over a 7-year period as it served directors of the Midwest Teacher Corps, one of 12 networks established on a geographical basis by the Teacher Corps Program, a national effort begun in 1965 to address the educational needs of low income students. In seven chapters, each by a different author, the process of networking is evaluated and subjected to a number of critical assessments. Following a preface and introduction, the chapters are: (1) "Developing an Understanding of Professional Networks" (Jacqueline Lougheed); (2) "Midwest Teacher Corps Network: Insiders' Views" (William Patton); (3)"Organizational Structure" (Richard Hammes); (4) "Developmental Network Model" (Evelyn B. Freeman); (5) "Practical Concerns Related to Networking" (Leo W. Anglin and Dale L. Cook); (6) "Implementation and Maintenance of Networks" (John M. Kean and Carol J. Kean); and (7) "Summary and Conclusions" (Evelyn B. Freeman). Practical concerns related to networking are discussed and suggestions for the implementation and maintenance of networks are offered. (Author/THC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Mott (C.S.) Foundation, Flint, MI.; Department of Education, Washington, DC. Teacher Corps.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis.