ERIC Number: ED357960
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
The Shell Science Centre in INSET 1990.
Hardman, S., Comp.; Lewy, A., Ed.
This collection of articles describes the evaluation activities of the inservice education and training (INSET) programs of the Shell Mathematics and Science Centre. The activities occurred during the first half of 1990 and concentrated specifically on physical science, biology, and mathematics. Twenty articles are presented in the following six sections: (1) Introductory Articles: "Continuous Utilisation of Evaluation Feedback" (P. Botha), and "Statement of Intent of the Centre and Its Implications for Action" (S. Hardman); (2) Physical Science: "Introduction" (P. Hobden), "Rationale" (P. Hobden), "Descriptive Report" (P. Hobden), "An Observation Study of the Workshops" (E. Russell), "Evaluation of a Short INSET Programme" (P. Hobden and A. Lewy), and "Laboratory Development Project" (T. O'Neill and P. Hobden); (3) Biology: "Biology INSET Programme" (A. Ziervogel), "Rationale" (A. Ziervogel), "An Overview of the First Day of the Shell Centre Biology Workshop" (E. Russell), and "Evaluation Comments" (A. Ziervogel); (4) Mathematics: "Mathematics INSET Programme" (P. Ntenza), "Rationale" (P. Ntenza), "Description of a Workshop" (P. Ntenza), "Summary of INSET Activities" (P. Ntenza), and "Interviews with Teachers Attending Mathematics Workshops" (E. Russell); (5) Field Units: "The Shell Science and Mathematics Resource Centre Network" (S. Hardman) and "Using Evaluation Data for Planning Actions" (S. Hardman); and (6) "Concluding Remarks" (A. Lewy). (MDH)
Descriptors: Biology, Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education, Interviews, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, Physical Sciences, Professional Development, Program Evaluation, Questionnaires, School Surveys, Science Education, Science Instruction, Science Teachers, Secondary Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Improvement
The Shell Science and Mathematics Resource Centre Education Trust, University of Natal, King George V. Avenue, Durban, 4001, South Africa.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Shell Science and Mathematics Resource Centre Educational Trust, Durban (South Africa).
Identifiers - Location: South Africa