ERIC Number: ED424201
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Technology Training for Teachers: Topics and Tips for Staff Development Planners.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
This workbook offers tips for staff development planners who train teachers about technology. The first six sections are "Getting Started with Competencies and Context,""Looking at Learner Needs,""Taking School Technology Inventory,""Outlining Parameters for Program Design,""Selecting Resources and Approaches," and "Resources and Approaches: An Overview of Options." The options described in the latter section include: audiotapes; conferences; consulting resources; digital disks (CD ROMs/laser videodiscs); interactive satellite network telecasts/videotapes; lesson plans; listservs; networked, computer-based resources; North Carolina Information Highway; observation and field trips; packaged workshops, seminars, and courses; parents and the community; peer mentors; professional development collection; students and teachers learning together; teachers teaching teachers (train the trainer); and videotapes. The last two sections are "Evaluating the Technology Training Program" and "Addressing Renewal, Registration, and Record Keeping Issues." The first two sections are, "Evaluating the Technology Training Program" and "Addressing Renewal, Registration, and Record Keeping Issues." More than half of the workbook includes the following 13 attachments: North Carolina Teacher Technology Competencies; local samples of training objectives, content, and parameters; a sample needs assessment form; a sample school technology inventory; the University of North Carolina Educational Consortia; the Regional Education Service Alliances/Consortia; Internet access options; a summary description of Eisenhower Year Eight Projects; featured sites and teachers in Star School Series: "Case Studies and Applications"; sample North Carolina Technology professional development programs; a Department of Public Instruction videotape loan library request form; guidelines for developing a professional collection; and a sample technology training program evaluation form. (SM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina