ERIC Number: ED417348
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Mar
Teacher Learning in the Workplace and Community.
National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.; Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Center on Education and Work.
This document contains nine papers: four briefs that provide ideas, examples, and resources for practitioners, administrators, and policymakers interested in promoting teacher learning in the workplace and the community and five case studies that illustrate best practices and models for conducting professional development programs for teachers in school-to-work programs. The following papers are included: "Changing Work, Changing Learning: The Imperative for Teacher Learning in Workplaces and Communities" (L. Allen Phelps); "Innovative Professional Development Opportunities: Key Elements for Successful Development" (Victor Hernandez-Gantes); "Educator Internship Programs: Providing a Quality Learning Experience" (Thomas Sargent, Judy Ettinger); "The Use of Professional Development Schools to Inform Educators about the School-to-Work Initiative" (Christine Maidl Pribbenow); "Professional Development in Support of School-to-Work (Jackson-Hillsdale Counties, Michigan)" (Christine Maidl Pribbenow, Thomas Sargent); "Montpelier High School: Restructuring the Educational Experience (Montpelier, Vermont)" (Christine Maidl Pribbenow, Thomas Sargent); "Bringing the World into the Classroom: Business-Education Compact (Portland, Oregon)" (Christine Maidl Pribbenow, Thomas Sargent); "The Advanced Technology Environmental Education Center: A Global Effort" (Bettendorf, Iowa)" (Thomas Sargent, Christine Maidl Pribbenow, Francisco Castelan); and "Building and Sustaining a Commitment to Improving Learning through Staff Development: The Miami-Dade Community College Journey (Miami, Florida)" (George H. Copa). Most papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Opportunities, Educational Practices, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Environmental Education, Global Approach, High Schools, Internship Programs, Learning Strategies, Models, Partnerships in Education, Professional Development, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, School Business Relationship, Teacher Improvement, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.; Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Center on Education and Work.
Note: Publication of the 1996-1997 Teacher Education Initiative Project.