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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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Arlene Russell rated it it was amazing Oct 29, I found myself nodding off while reading it. Why are levels four and five of your evaluation model—in which professional development is linked to student outcomes—so difficult to accomplish? This is a practical guide to evaluating professional development programs at five increasing levels of sophistication: Organizational support is necessary to gain high quality implementation of new policies and practices.

Evaluating Professional Development

Want to Read saving…. A very user friendly book to guide evaluation efforts at the state and local level.

Martha Bogart added it Sep 02, It was important for me to look at and reflect on the multitude of ways in which leaders need developmeht evaluate their work. From a policy perspective, that indicates to me that no single source of evidence is going to be adequate. Nuansahijau marked it as to-read Aug 27, The five levels of evaluation breakdown is particularly helpful – level one – participant reaction, level two – participant learning, level three – organizational support and change, level four – use of knowledge and skills and professiomal five – s A research heavy developjent on professional development evaluation.


Anneke added it Sep 15, Hossam El-Mogazi marked it as to-read Dec 07, What do you hope people take away from your model? Jen Chau marked it as to-read Feb 28, Mary-Jo is currently reading it Apr 02, Department of Education and various philanthropic organizations, who are considering chang-ing the request for proposal process to be more specific with regard to evaluation. Third, many educators are now finding how useful it can be to reverse these five levels in professional development planning.

Things broke down at the organization level. 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. What are some of the other challenges in evaluating professional development, and how can these be addressed? Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Evaluating Professional Development Thomas R. Kim Timmerman rated it really liked it Jun 12, To ask other readers questions about Evaluating Professional Developmentplease evaluatibg up. But when teachers are experimenting with new approaches to instruction or a new curriculum, they need to gain evidence rapidly to show that it’s making a difference. Participants’ Reactions”; 5 “Level 2: They need to gain specific knowledge profeswional skills before we look to the organization for critical aspects of support or change.

Trivia About Evaluating Profes Historically, professional development leaders haven’t done a very good job of providing any such evidence.

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What is your five-level model for evaluating professional development, and how did it come to be? Portraits of an Educator Ed.


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Evaluating Professional Development by Thomas R. Guskey

This past year, I’ve met with leaders in the U. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I recently discovered, for example, that not all stakeholders in professional development trust the same evidence.

Kelly Pitzen Luedeke added it Sep 28, There are three major aspects of the model that I hope people will consider. Contains approximately references.

A conversation with Thomas R. Instead, we must ensure that the extended rvaluating provided for professional development is structured carefully and used wisely, engaging educators in activities shown to yield improved results.

And a fourth level considered how the training affected their productivity. Thomas Feller added it Feb 04, It provided additional insight to my ongoing studies in the field of education. This book illustrates how to ask the right questions to effectively measure professional development; understand the dynamic nature of professional development; identify what contributes to improved student learning; and demonstrate results and accountability.

Andria rated it really liked it Dec 03, Summatively, we need to know the effectiveness of elements at each level to judge the true value and worth of any professional development endeavor. Jennifer Brokofsky rated it really liked it Sep 26, Marc marked it as to-read Jul 02,