A Tool for Meaningful Staff Development

Magestro, Patricia V.
May 2000
Educational Leadership;May2000, Vol. 57 Issue 8, p34
Presents a template that helps staff developers design experiences that address the needs of adult learners. Checklist of motivational conditions for adult learners; Sample module for staff development program on rewards and student motivation.


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