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The Study of Paraprofessionals in Urban Schools [microform] : Gaining Research Mileage Out of Educational Evaluations / Joseph B. Giacquinta and Others
Bib ID 5231215
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Giacquinta, Joseph B
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1972 
39 p. 
Summary

Paraprofessional programs in the schools of a metropolitan district were studied to test a theory about factors related to successful implementation of organizational innovation. Indices of variables were constructed from items on two questionnaires administered to a stratified random sample of paraprofessionals, teachers, and administrators. The analysis showed how paraprofessional clarity, willingness, ability, resources, and school compatibility were predictive of differences in the implementation of the programs. The study demonstrates how data gathered during educational evaluations can be used to explore general social science theories that are of value to education. (Author)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: New York Univ., NY. School of Education.

ERIC Note: Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (Chicago, Ill., April 1972).

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Administrator Attitudes.  |  Educational Innovation.  |  Organizational Change.  |  Paraprofessional School Personnel.  |  Teacher Attitudes.  |  Urban Schools.
Available From ERIC 
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