Caldwell and Marshall (1982) defined staff development as "an activity or set of activities designed to enhance an institution through the promotion of the personal/professional growth of the administrative and/or instructional staff of that institution" (p. 26). Lawrence (1982) interpreted staff development as the totality of educational and personal experiences which contribute toward an individual's being more competent and satisfied in an assigned professional role. Inservice education is one of the several functions of staff development. McMeen (1983) stated: "In the area of faculty development, particularly in working with faculty to increase their utilization of an important resource in the classroom that a great challenge exists" (p. 25).



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