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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Kris added it Nov 19, See 1 question about Evaluating Evaluaging Development…. Lists with This Book. This past year, I’ve met with leaders in the U.

I argue that most of the critical evaluation questions that need to be addressed in determining a professional development program’s effectiveness should be asked in the planning stage. These Standards represent an attempt to give people in the field some guidelines for their work and some criteria by which to evzluating the effectiveness of their efforts.

Vivacity developmfnt currently reading it Sep 21, The first was participants’ reactions to the training—whether they liked it or not. Paniz Saadati marked it as to-read Sep 26, After an introduction that examines why professional development and evaluation are so important, there are nine chapters: Practice and Theory Philip Adey Limited preview – Nuansahijau marked it as to-read Aug devlopment, Thomas Feller added it Feb 04, User Review – Flag as inappropriate I found this book about professional development by Gusky to be well informed and prepared.


Evaluating Professional Development, according to Guskey ()

It requires a level of experimental rigor that is hard and often impossible to attain in practical school settings. They want to see improvements in assessment results or test scores, increased attendance, fewer discipline problems, or decreased dropout rates. Are there more current research on evaluating professional development? Below, he discusses his five-step process for evaluating professional development in education and its connection to professional development planning.

I recently discovered, for example, that not all stakeholders in professional development trust the same evidence. Jennifer Hingely prfoessional currently reading it Aug 06, Kjew rated it really liked it Aug 24, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Pam Taylor rated it really liked it Jul 08, Because of their general nature, however, these Standards leave a lot of room for interpretation. Instead, we need to consider multiple indicators.

Thank you for taking the time to put this together. Katie Kelly added it Feb 28, John Harris rated it really liked it Nov 19, I gave feedback when guskeg and occasionally just because I had an opinion. This isn’t because they are afraid of change. Second, each level builds on those that come before. Arlene Russell rated it it was amazing Oct 29, Emily Klein rated it it was ok Aug 19, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.



Evaluating Professional Development

Can you comment on what we know and don’t know about what makes professional development effective? Examining programs more closely, I found that things were done right from a training perspective, but educators were then sent back to organizations that did not support them in what we asked them to do.

As we applied the model, however, we found that professional development efforts still were not yielding positive results—but nothing in the model explained why.

Anneke added it Sep 15, We also need to involve multiple stakeholders in the planning process to identify the sources of evidence that they believe provide the best and most valid representation of success.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I found myself nodding off while reading it. Karen Soanes added it Apr 10, Nicholas Little rated it really liked it Sep 15,