Research References

for Staff Development

Anderson, R.C., Hiebert, E.H., Scott, J.A., & Wilkinson, I.A.G. (1985). Becoming a nation of readers: The report of the Commission on Reading. Washington, DC: The National Institute of Education.

Dillon-Peterson, B. (1986). Trusting teachers to know what's good for them. In K. Zumwalt (Ed.), Improving teaching, 1986 ASCD yearbook (29-35). Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Fullan, M.G. (1990). Staff development, innovation, and institutional development. In Changing school culture through staff development, 1990 ASCD yearbook (3-25). Alexandria, VA: ASCD.

Hoffman, J.V., Roser, N.L., & Farest, C. (1988). Literature sharing strategies in classrooms serving students from economically disadvantaged and language different home environments. In J.E. Readence & R.S. Baldwin (Eds.), Dialogues in literacy research (331-337). Chicago, IL: National Reading Conference.

Johnson, V. (1989). Picture-perfect presentations. Training and Development Journal, 43(5), 45-47. McLaughlin, M.W., Pfeifer, R.S., Swanson-Owens, D., & Yee, S. (1986). Why teachers won't teach. Phi Delta Kappan, 67(6), 420-426.

Ryan, R.L. (1987). The complete inservice staff development program. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Showers, B., Joyce, B., & Bennett, B. (1987). Synthesis of research on staff development: A framework for future study and a state-of-the-art analysis. Educational Leadership, 45(3), 77-87.

Sparks, G M. (1983). Synthesis of research on staff development for effective teaching. Educational Leadership, 41(3), 65-72.

Volker, R., Gehler, D., Howlett, W.P., & Twetten, A. (1986). Using interactive video to assess teaching behaviors. Educational Leadership, 43(6), 59-61.

Waxman, H.C. (1987). Improving classroom instruction through staff development: A review of recent research. Journal of Classroom Interaction, 22(1), 1-3.

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