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Designing Successful Professional Meetings and Conferences in Education
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Designing Successful Professional Meetings and Conferences in Education
Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation



August 2000 | 104 pages | Corwin
This book provides guidance, tips, and suggestions for planning professional events that will result in substantial learning for participants. Written for professionals with all levels of experience and is based on the authors experiences with designing and conducting meetings.
 
The Knowledge Base of Effective Meetings and Conferences
 
Early Planning
 
Detailed Design Issues
 
Evaluating Your Conference or Meeting
 
Producing Conference Proceedings

Susan E. Mundry

Susan Mundry is currently deputy director of Learning Innovations at WestEd and the associate director of WestEd’s Mathematics, Science, and Technology Program. She directs several national or regional projects focused on improving educational practice and oversees the research and evaluation projects of Learning Innovations. She is codirector of a research study examining the distribution of highly qualified teachers in New York and Maine for the Northeast & Islands Regional Education Laboratory and is the project codirector for the evaluation of the Intel Mathematics Initiative, a professional development program for elementary and... More About Author

Edward Britton

Edward (Ted) Britton is associate director of the National Center for Improving Science Education (NCISE), housed within the Mathematics, Science, and Technology program of WestEd. Dr. Britton brings long experience in research and evaluation of curriculum issues and materials to this book. In collaboration with Senta Raizen and others, he developed methods for a cross-national comparison of textbooks in the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). He led a review of curriculum materials that connect science and mathematics to workplace contexts, Connecting Mathematics and Science to Workplace Contexts. Britton currently... More About Author

Senta A. Raizen

Susan Loucks-Horsley

Susan Loucks-Horsley was the lead author of the first edition of Designing Professional Development for Teachers of Science and Mathematics and directed the professional development research for the National Institute for Science Education on which the book is based. At the time of her passing in 2000, Susan was the associate executive director of Biological Sciences and Curriculum Study (BSCS) and senior research associate for science and mathematics at WestEd. She had previously served as director of pro­fessional development and outreach at the National Research Council’s Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education, where... More About Author

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