Action Research for Inservice Training
- A FIELD TRIAL OF THE LONGITUDINAL IN-SERVICE TRAINING MODEL . Schmid, Rex; Scranton, T.R. // Education;Nov/Dec72, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p195
In-service training has been long recognized as having the inherent potential for increasing the competencies of a school's instructional staff. Yet, in actual practice, it seems to have remained a rather impotent force. Although the motives are good, the traditional and still prevalent practice...
- The Selection of Trainees, Trainers, Facilities, and Meeting Times for In-Service Training for Teachers. Swedmark, Donald C.; Remer, Rory // Personnel & Guidance Journal;Sep78, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p54
If in-service training is to improve instruction, then careful planning must be done. The approach taken in assigning responsibility for the training, selection of trainees and trainers, provision of adequate facilities, and establishment of meeting times can have a tremendous influence on the...
- AN EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAM OF IN-SERVICE TEACHER EDUCATION IN DISADVANTAGED AREA SCHOOLS. Adelman, Howard S.; Feshbach, Seymour // Education;Sep/Oct71, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p101
Describes an experimental in-service teacher education program in disadvantaged area schools in California. Planning and implementation of the program; Program components; Steps in the in-service teacher education process.
- Improving Inservice Training: The Message of Research. Joyce, Bruce; Showers, Beverly // Educational Leadership;Feb80, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p379
Examines the ability of teachers to acquire teaching skills and strategies through in-service training. Purpose and components of training; Effectiveness of components; Levels of impact awareness.
- How Valid Are Surveys of Teacher Needs? Jones, Linda L.; Hayes, Andrew E. // Educational Leadership;Feb80, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p390
Examines the implications of surveys of teachers' views on in-service training for the planning of in-service education. Status of teachers' professional background in reading and related areas; Perceptions of needs for knowledge of reading and reading instruction; Responsibility of planner.
- The Circular Paradigm: An Answer to Inservice Needs. Barrett, James C.; Buscher, John B. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Oct1981, Vol. 14 Issue 8
Examines teacher in-service training in the United States. Adequacy of current in-service procedures and methodologies at all levels of education; Shortfalls of the traditional model of in-service training.
- ACTION RESEARCH: FROM THE IVORY TOWER TO THE FIRING LINE. Williamson, Peter A.; Taylor, Janet B. // Education;Fall83, Vol. 104 Issue 1, p93
The authors examine current strategies which teachers employ to solve classroom concerns and point out various shortcomings. A form of action research is then described which the authors have employed with inservice teachers. Specific suggestions are made concerning the use of action research by...
- EVALUATION IN-SERVICE EDUCATION PROGRAMS. Means, Don // Education;Feb/Mar73, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p292
Attempts to provide school administrators and teachers with checklists which may be used for evaluating in-service education programs. Increased demand for accountability in education.
- First-year teachers at risk; A study of induction at... Ponticell, Judith A.; Zepeda, Sally J. // High School Journal;Oct/Nov97, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p8
Investigates induction programs and practices at several high schools in Illinois. Issues identified by the study that either enhanced or detracted from the induction programs; Characteristics of induction program for beginning teachers as suggested by the study; Critical component of induction...