ERIC Number: ED033466
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jul
Reference Count: 0
An Educational Research Training Institute to Develop Research Coordinators for Local School Districts in Kentucky and Appalachia (June 13-August 5, 1966).
Acker, R. Dean
This report describes a summer training institute designed to develop research skills among 30 selected local school district representatives from Kentucky and Appalachia to enable them to serve as research coordinators in their districts. The purpose of the institute was to increase the capability of local school districts to improve their school programs by providing competent research personnel. The following phases of the training program are described: (1) An interdisciplinary seminar; (2) an interdisciplinary lecture series; (3) a research project by each trainee; (4) a research design class; and (5) special sections of classes in educational research, applied statistical methods, and educational sociology. The objectives, content, participants, organization, and major strengths and weaknesses of the program are briefly evaluated. The appendix contains a copy of the institute's brochure, application form, evaluation form, and a list of the trainees. A related document is EA 002 679. (JH)
Descriptors: Community Action, Curriculum Development, Educational Opportunities, Educational Problems, Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Institutes (Training Programs), Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Public Schools, Research Skills, School Districts, School Personnel, Summer Programs
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Eastern Kentucky Univ., Richmond.
Identifiers: Appalachia; Kentucky