Teacher Perception of the Critical Elements of Effective Professional Development in Marion County, Indiana
In addition to determining what public school teachers deem as the critical elements of effective professional development, this study then took the same field of teachers who participated and statistically determined if there was a difference in perception between elementary and secondary teachers. This would serve the purpose to customize professional development for the appropriate age level that teachers instruct. This study's null was accepted. There was no significant difference between elementary and secondary teachers in their perceptions of effective professional development.
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