Date: Sat, 25 May 1996 11:18:56 -0400 From: "M. Lynne Murphy" <104LYN[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MUSE.ARTS.WITS.AC.ZA> Subject: Re: inservice v.t. > This is common in Arizona as a noun, K-12 education. Additionally, > an inservice is usually a district affair and involves pay. > Bill King > SLAT program > University of Arizona i'm surprised no one else has heard this in higher education as well. at umass/amherst i was inserviced (i don't remember if it was used as a verb there) as a resident assistant and the title "inservice training" appears in my teaching portfolio. (i think we used it at illinois too, but it might just be that i used it, having picked it up at umass.) i'd suspect that some other service professions might have it, but don't know. has anyone asked a nurse? lynne --------------------------------------------------------------------- M. Lynne Murphy 104lyn[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] Department of Linguistics phone: 27(11)716-2340 University of the Witwatersrand fax: 27(11)716-8030 Johannesburg 2050 SOUTH AFRICA