ERIC Number: EJ897904
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 22
Designing Induction as Professional Learning Community
O'Malley, Gary S.
Educational Forum, v74 n4 p318-327 2010
This study describes the professional development experience in one high school in which participants worked over a four-year period to share responsibility in the design of a teacher induction program. The article explores the salient features of an ideal induction program by examining purpose, organization, and delivery. The author concludes with an explanation of how teacher induction can be recast as a professional learning community, organized to share authority and promote collegiality.
Descriptors: Collegiality, Beginning Teacher Induction, Professional Development, Program Descriptions, Teacher Education Programs, Communities of Practice, Delivery Systems, Course Organization, Behavioral Objectives, Teacher Responsibility, Participative Decision Making, Program Design
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
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