ERIC Number: EJ246386
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981
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Staff Development as Ritual: An Additional Perspective for Inservice Education.
Rallis, Sharon F.; Bucci, John A.
Action in Teacher Education, v3 n1 p19-25 Win-Spr 1981
An effective staff development program will act as a ritual which unifies and offers meaning, revitalizes, offers hope, and legitimizes the school. The accountability view of staff development effectiveness assumes that there is a direct and measurable relationship between professional development, instruction, and student performance. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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