Journal directory listing - Volume 52 (2007) - Education【52(3)】December

ERCs’Strategies for Promoting the Senior High New Curriculum: A Study of Teachers’Opinions Author: Nai-Ying Whang (Department of Education, National Taiwan Normal University) Ping-Huang Chang (Department of Education, National Kaohsiung Normal University)

Vol.&No.:Vol. 52, No. 3
Date:December 2007


The study investigated teachers’ opinions regarding the strategies of Educational Resource Centers ERCs0 for promoting the Senior High School New Curriculum in Taiwan. It is expected that “The Provisional Outline of the High School Curriculum” will be followed by teachers in 2006. In order to popularize this new curriculum and establish a feedback mechanism for educational reform, the Ministry of Education authorized the Center for Educational Research of National Taiwan Normal University to establish ERCs in 22 high schools around Taiwan in 2005. In addition to promoting the new curriculum, the major purpose of these ERCs is to gather and analyze relevant viewpoints on this new curriculum and to sponsor study and research programs and activities with a correlative function. Therefore, in order to enhance the ERCs effectiveness, this study set out to analyze five main areas: the importance of relevant data the methods of communicating information, the meaning of professional development and the role of refresher courses for teachers, the significance of people’s opinions of the provisional outline, and the avenues for interchanging ideas. This study used a questionnaires to randomly sample 920 teachers from 46 high schools in two stages; 435 available questionnaires were retrieved from 29 schools, meaning an effective retrieval rate of 47.3. The results of these questionnaires, what questions were asked on them underwent statistical analysis, and the researcher sets forth the conclusions as some suggestions.

Keywords:Senior High School, Teacher, Education Resource Centers

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APA FormatWhang, N.-Y., & Chang, P.-H. (2007). ERCs’ Strategies for Promoting the Senior High New Curriculum: A Study of Teachers’ Opinions. Journal of National Taiwan Normal University: Education, 52(3), 19-42. doi:10.3966/2073753X2007125203002