professional organizations discussion board

Within the context of your own field, consider the value of participating in professional organizations. How does participation inform your professional practice or professional development goals? Describe your current membership in professional organizations, or if you plan to join professional organizations in the future. Respond to at least 3 classmates’ posts.

Module 4 – Background

Professional Development Plan

Required Reading

Websites

Masandu, N. (2016 July 13) How to Write Actionable Policy Recommendations. Retrieved from http://www.researchtoaction.org/2013/07/how-to-wri…

Conclusions and Recommendations. Retrieved from https://www.papermasters.com/conclusions_recommend…

Creating a Professional Development Plan. (2010). Retrieved from http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/mwrc10_2020…

Textbooks

Chapter 1: On Constructing a Framework for Policy Analysis in the Global Era

Bruner, J., & Tatto, M. T. (2012). Learning and Doing Policy Analysis in Education: Examining Diverse Approaches to Increasing Educational Access. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.

Chapter 1: Three Models of Policy Learning and Policy-Making in 14 – 19 Education

Raffe, D., Stasz, C., Lumby, J., Tuck, R., Yeomans, D., Wright, S., & … Hodgson. (2012). Policy-making and Policy Learning in 14-19 Education. London: Institute of Education Press.

Part I: Practitioner Research and School Practices

Khine, M. S., & Saleh, I. M. (2011). Practitioner Research in Teacher Education: Theory and Best Practices. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang AG.