ERIC Number: EJ605854
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Benefits of Professional Development Schools: The Hidden Message in the Forest.
Kochan, Frances K.
Professional Educator, v20 n3 p1-6 Sum 1998
Investigated the benefits of Professional Development School (PDS) endeavors as perceived by university faculty participating in the Holmes Group. Data from open-ended surveys identified four themes related to PDS benefits: (1) improved teaching/learning environments; (2) improved collegiality in professional relationships; (3) personal and professional growth; and (4) enhanced research opportunities. (SM)
Descriptors: College Faculty, College School Cooperation, Collegiality, Educational Environment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development Schools, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Improvement
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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