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ERIC Number: ED060969
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Sep
Pages: 49
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Annual Report to the Policy Board and the Ford Foundation [Nevada Western States Small Schools Project, 1965-66].
Jesser, David L.
The annual report of the initial year of operation of the Nevada Western States Small Schools Project describes the project activities in relation to the implementation and continuing development of programs and the identification of problem areas and possible solutions for small schools. Programs described are: (1) an art-by-telephone programs designed to demonstrate that specialized courses can be taught effectively and that specialized personnel can be used effectively in schools remote from the teaching source; (2) an inservice education program by telelecture designed to demonstrate that college-level courses can be taught simultaneously from a university or college site to widely scattered areas; (3) a specialized inservice education program using the amplified telephone, visuals, prepared materials, etc.; (4) an elementary foreign language project (Project LEEP) designed to determine the effectiveness of certain educational materials needing a minimum of teacher specialization; and (5) a career selection education program designed for smaller high schools to provide the students with information relating to the world of work. Additional major activities include the sponsorship of workshops and demonstrations of an inservice nature to acquaint both teachers and administrators of small schools with emerging technological media, existing educational media, and emerging concepts of instruction. (JH)
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Authoring Institution: Nevada Western States Small Schools Project, Carson City.
Identifiers: Nevada