Annual Review of Research for School Leaders

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Thomson Gale, 1998 - Business & Economics - 241 pages
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Macmillan Reference USA publishes a series of comprehensive handbooks that bring together authoritative research on a variety of educational topics. These titles are all valuable resources for school officials, teachers, public policymakers and education professors and majors, and are sponsored by professional associations in research and education.

Each handbook in the series:
-- Provides an assessment of the significance of the research findings
-- Evaluates new and emerging developments in the field
-- Examines historical and current conflicts, controversies and unresolved issues
-- Links findings in one field to related fields
-- Offers articles by professionals, researchers and educators with firsthand experience
-- Suggests practical ways to apply knowledge in the classroom and workplace

This is the first comprehensive and authoritative overview of research in the burgeoning field of corporate training. Sponsored by the American Psychological Association, Training and Retraining contains contributions from professionals in the academic, government and business worlds. Bringing together never before published findings and the best practice examples, it shows trainers how to apply educational psychology in their work, while it educates psychologists on the special problems and concerns faced by trainers today. Articles cover ad hoc training practices and cost and effectiveness assessments, relevant technologies such as telecommunicat

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Contents

Dropping Out of School
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Introduction
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Middle Level School Curriculum Options
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