ERIC Number: ED481293
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Implementing a Professional Development Model Using Gifted Education Strategies with All Students.
Gubbins, E. Jean; Westberg, Karen L.; Reis, Sally M.; Dinnocenti, Susan T.; Tieso, Carol L.; Muller, Lisa M.; Park, Sunghee; Emerick, Linda J.; Maxfield, Lori R.; Burns, Deborah E.
This report presents findings of a 5-year study on using professional development to extend gifted education pedagogy to regular education programs. Following an executive summary, the 15 chapters have the following titles and authors: (1) "Introduction and Overview of the 5-Year Study" (E. Jean Gubbins); (2) "Review of Literature" (Lori R. Maxfield and others); (3) "Survey Procedures" (Karen L. Westberg); (4) "Professional Development Survey Results" (Sunghee Park and Lisa Muller); (5) "Procedures for the Professional Development Module Pilot Study" (E. Jean Gubbins); (6) "Procedures for the Professional Development Module Study--Treatment, Sample, and Instrumentation" (E. Jean Gubbins); (7) "Professional Development Module--Quantitative Findings" (Sunghee Park); (8) "Case Description of One Site Involved in the Research" (Carolyn L. Tieso); (9) "Professional Development Module--Qualitative Findings from Teachers' Portfolios" (Susan T. Dinnocenti); (10) "Professional Development Module--Qualitative Findings from Liaisons' Logs" (Carol L. Tieso); (11) "Looking into the Classrooms" (Susan T. Dinnocenti); (12) "Qualitative Analysis of Three Sites" (Linda J. Emerick); (13) "Interviews of Liaisons and Teachers" (E. Jean Gubbins); (14) "Follow-up Questionnaire" (E. Jean Gubbins); and (15) "Discussion and Conclusions" (E. Jean Gubbins). Fifteen appendices provide additional details such as the schedule of assessments, questionnaires used with different groups, and samples of successful strategies used by teachers. (Contains 70 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Educational Methods, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Inservice Teacher Education, National Surveys, Professional Development, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Talent
National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, University of Connecticut, 2131 Hillside Rd., Unit 3007, Storrs, CT 06269-3007. Tel: 860-486-0283; Fax: 860-486-2900; Web site: http://www.gifted.uconn.edu.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, Storrs, CT.