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ERIC Number: ED492516
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Learning and Context: Connections in Teacher Professional Development
Daley, Barbara J.
Online Submission, Paper presented at the Academy of Human Resource Development International Conference (AHRD) (Austin, TX, March 3-7, 2004) p1135-1142 (Symp. 53-1)
This qualitative interpretivist study analyzes the interrelationships between, the knowledge gained in teacher professional development programs and the context of employment. Findings indicate that teachers construct a knowledge base by moving back and forth between continuing education programs and their professional practice. This process of knowledge construction is affected the structural, human resources, and political frames of the contexts in which teachers are employed. Implications for research and practice are drawn. [For complete proceedings, see ED491481.]
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A