ERIC Number: ED490182
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Oct
Evaluation of the Pacific CHILD Professional Development Program. Research Brief
Chesswas, Roger; Keir, Scott S.; Leung, Eunice; Terada, Wayne
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL)
The Pacific Communities with High-performance in Literacy Development (Pacific CHILD) Professional Development Model research project was initiated in response to an overwhelming need in PREL's Pacific service region for improvement of teachers' knowledge and instructional practices in early reading. This report examines the question of the quality of the professional development provided through Pacific CHILD, how quality of this model program was measured, and the findings on the quality of professional development. (Contains 8 tables and 2 figures.)
Descriptors: Early Reading, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Methods, Program Evaluation, Faculty Development, Literacy Education, Pacific Islanders, Teacher Education, Reading Instruction, Models, Program Effectiveness, Teacher Competencies
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Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pacific Resources for Education and Learning, Honolulu, HI.