ERIC Number: ED420186
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Language Coordinators Resource Kit. Section Nine: Training of Trainers.
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.
The guide is one section of a resource kit designed to assist Peace Corps language instruction coordinators in countries around the world in understanding the principles underlying second language learning and teaching and in organizing instructional programs. This section focuses on staff development for language teachers. An introductory chapter gives an overview of the guide and offers suggestions for identifying Training-of-Trainers (TOT) development needs for the overseas post and for the process of developing TOT and other training events. Subsequent chapters address: pre-TOT planning and preparation, including needs assessments and logistical and supply considerations; TOT design and implementation, including Staff Development Workshops, workshops for language trainer applicants, and the generic language training TOT; TOT program evaluation; and writing post-TOT final reports. (MSE)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Educational Needs, Language Teachers, Needs Assessment, Objectives, Program Administration, Program Design, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Public Agencies, Recordkeeping, Scheduling, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Programs, Second Languages, Staff Development, Teacher Educator Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div.