The effectiveness of the cascade model for in-service teacher training in Nepal

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The cascade model, a mechanism delivering training messages from trainers at the central level to trainees at the local level through several layers, is largely used for in-service training, as it can deliver many trained teachers quickly and economically. However, despite of its advantages, it is often criticized for its ineffectiveness, because the message is often distorted through long-distanced one-way process, and it hardly makes change at classroom. As most developing countries can afford only cascade, this study is examining if it is indeed ineffective through the case study research on in-service training for multigrade teaching conducted in Nepal for twenty months. First, the inputs of the training including training materials, facilities and the characteristics of trainers and trainees were studied. Second, the process of three layers of training, Training of Trainer at regional level, TOT at district level and local in-set training for teachers, were observed. Third, the classroom practice of selected trainee-teachers before and after the training was compared to examine the difference. The result is that intended messages were distorted, but some of key concepts were transferred and reached teachers. Then the teachers adopted them in their own perception to solve their own problems at classroom. Although some of practice was not delivered as intended, the core concepts survived in the long journey throughout the layers.

元の言語英語
ホスト出版物のタイトルIMSCI 2008 - 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings
出版者International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, IIIS
ページ272-277
ページ数6
ISBN(印刷物)1934272469, 9781934272466
出版物ステータス出版済み - 1 1 2008
外部発表Yes
イベント2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, IMSCI 2008 - Orlando, FL, 米国
継続期間: 6 29 20087 2 2008

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名前IMSCI 2008 - 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings
1

その他

その他2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, IMSCI 2008
米国
Orlando, FL
期間6/29/087/2/08

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Developing countries
Teaching

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Information Systems

これを引用

Suzuki, T. (2008). The effectiveness of the cascade model for in-service teacher training in Nepal. : IMSCI 2008 - 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings (pp. 272-277). (IMSCI 2008 - 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings; 巻数 1). International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, IIIS.

The effectiveness of the cascade model for in-service teacher training in Nepal. / Suzuki, Takako.

IMSCI 2008 - 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings. International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, IIIS, 2008. p. 272-277 (IMSCI 2008 - 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings; 巻 1).

研究成果: 著書/レポートタイプへの貢献会議での発言

Suzuki, T 2008, The effectiveness of the cascade model for in-service teacher training in Nepal. : IMSCI 2008 - 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings. IMSCI 2008 - 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings, 巻. 1, International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, IIIS, pp. 272-277, 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, IMSCI 2008, Orlando, FL, 米国, 6/29/08.
Suzuki T. The effectiveness of the cascade model for in-service teacher training in Nepal. : IMSCI 2008 - 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings. International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, IIIS. 2008. p. 272-277. (IMSCI 2008 - 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings).
Suzuki, Takako. / The effectiveness of the cascade model for in-service teacher training in Nepal. IMSCI 2008 - 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings. International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, IIIS, 2008. pp. 272-277 (IMSCI 2008 - 2nd International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics, Proceedings).
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