ERIC Number: ED327936
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
The Meaning of Professional Development in the 21st Century. Video Conference 8. Restructuring To Promote Learning in America's Schools, A Guidebook.
Hixson, Judson; Tinzmann, Margaret Banker
Changes in education have direct implications for the role and responsibility of professional development. This eighth guidebook in a series of nine video conferences examines the meaning of professional development in light of recent educational innovations. Included are an outline of new priorities and expanded functions of professional development and a discussion of new delivery systems for professional development. Also provided are pre- and post-activities, a program evaluation, essays and school-based activities highlighting conference topics, information about other video conferences in the series and computer forums, course credit information and a list of supplementary materials, 36 references and a video source, and a listing of 9 regional resources. Biographical information is given on the conference presenters. (LMI)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Education, Interactive Video, Professional Development, Professional Education, Professional Training, School Restructuring, Staff Development, Teleconferencing
PBS Video, 1320 Braddock Place, Alexandria, VA 22314 and NCREL, 295 Emroy Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Public Broadcasting Service, Washington, DC.; North Central Regional Educational Lab., Elmhurst, IL.
Note: For other guidebooks in this nine-volume series, see EA 022 574-582.