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Exploring Teachers' Centers [microform] / Kathleen Devaney and Lorraine Thorn
Bib ID 5288206
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Devaney, Kathleen
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1975 
224 p. 
Summary

This two-part monograph attempts to (a) define and describe the teacher center concept, and (b) expand existing informal communication exchanges among teacher centers and teaching colleagues in school districts and colleges of education. Information was elicited from 40 American teacher centers, as well as from people and projects interested in teacher centers as an alternative form of continuing education for practicing teachers. Part 1, "Mapping New Territory," is an essay which describes the exploration of the informal communication network among teacher centers and presents the issues surrounding the centers, mainly from the perspective of people within the centers. Part 2, "Describing Centers," is a collection of 22 descriptions of teacher centers that highlights each center's uniqueness in style, purposes, programs, governance, and setting. An appendix consisting of a list of teacher centers and advisories interviewed during the course of the study is included. (Author/JS)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: NE-C-00-3-0109.

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 Educational Innovation.  |  Inservice Teacher Education.  |  Institutional Cooperation.  |  Program Descriptions.  |  Teacher Centers.  |  Teacher Education.
Form/genre Books.
Other authors/contributors Thorn, Lorraine, author  |  Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA
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