Evaluating Professional Development (1-off Series) [Thomas R. Guskey] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a practical guide to. Evaluating Professional. Development. By. Thomas R. Guskey. University of Kentucky. (Article reprinted with permission from Dr. Guskey). Evaluating Professional Development has 27 ratings and 3 reviews. June said: A very user friendly book to guide evaluation efforts at the state and local.

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Melinda marked it as to-read Jul 06, I found myself nodding off while reading it. Mjjohnson rated it it was amazing Mar 05, For example, they describe the importance of extended time for professional development and the need to ensure that activities are ongoing and job-embedded.

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Just a moment while we sign you in professionao your Goodreads account. What they want is evidence that things are getting better. Contains approximately references. My conclusion was that we may not have a true consensus on what makes professional development effective, and that moving toward one may be more complicated than most people think.

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Evaluating Professional Development

But most policymakers, legislators, and school leaders are not asking for ironclad proof. Hightower Limited preview – I gave feedback when requested and occasionally just because I had an opinion.

And if this is the case, funding may be withdrawn. The book asks and answers significant questions and provides specific recommendations for future action.

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Danibab added it Feb 08, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. They want to see improvements in assessment results or test scores, increased attendance, fewer discipline problems, or decreased dropout rates. This is a practical guide to evaluating professional professionxl programs at five increasing levels of sophistication: Rather, it’s because they are so committed their students and fear that the new approach might lead to less positive results.

I share their hope. Some lists were based on the concurrence opinions among researchers, others used teacher self-reports, and only a few looked at impact on professkonal learning.

Portraits of an Educator Ed. Emily Klein rated it it was ok Aug 19, Christine rated it really liked it Jul 03, It was important for me to look at and reflect on the multitude of ways in which leaders need to evaluate their work. If I know what I want to accomplish and what evidence best reflects those goals, it’s easier for me to decide how and when I’m going to gather that evidence and what I will do with it once I have it.


Guskey Limited preview – How can we go about reaching some consensus about what is important? A conversation with Thomas R.

The Professional Development of Teachers: Refresh and try again. The first was participants’ reactions to the training—whether they liked it or not. They need to gain specific knowledge and skills before we look to the developmsnt for critical aspects of support or change.

A third level was how it influenced what they did on the job.