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How teachers change: a study of professional development in adult education

Series or Serial: California adult education research summary; no. 1

Corporate Name: California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project

Publisher: California Dept. of Education, Adult Education Office

Published At: Sacramento, CA

Date Published: 2005

Distributor: California Adult Literacy Professional Development Project (CALPRO)

Source Address: 2880 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 220

Source City/State/Zip: Sacramento CA 95833

Phone: 916/286-8816

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 2 p.

Subjects: Educational Research; Professional Development

Abstract:
This is a summary of Smith, C., Hofer, J., et al. (2003). How teachers change: A study of professional development in adult education. NCSALL Reports #25 [OTAN ID# 5964]. Cambridge, MA: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy. Three models of professional development were studied (multi-session workshop, mentor teacher group, practitioner research group), and the factors (individual, professional development, program or system) that influenced change.

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