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ERIC Number: ED195011
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Educational Programs That Work. A Resource of Exemplary Educational Programs Approved by the Joint Dissemination Review Panel, Department of Education. Seventh Edition.
Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA.
This document, the annual National Diffusion Network (NDN) catalog of exemplary educational programs, contains current descriptions of all the programs described in previous editions together with descriptions of 14 new programs approved for national dissemination since publication of the sixth edition in 1979. The term "exemplary" is conferred only after a project has been reviewed by the Department of Education's Joint Dissemination Review Panel. This panel examines the evidence for cognitive and affective gains presented by each project. Positive endorsement of a project's claims of effectiveness by a majority of the attending panel members constitutes approval, and a date of validation is assigned. A list of NDN facilitators is included. Facilitators provide the link between NDN Developer/Demonstrator Projects and can help educators identify suitable NDN programs and assist with adoptions, training, and operation. Approximately 120 of the projects described in this catalog are developer/demonstrators. The type of dissemination funding that a project receives is identified in the description of the project. Indexes identify the exemplary programs by the state in which they are located, by sectional cross-references, by ERIC descriptors, and alphabetically by project name. (Author/IRT)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Aesthetic Education, Bilingual Education, Career Education, Demonstration Programs, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Gifted, Higher Education, Inservice Education, Mathematics Education, Migrant Education, Nontraditional Education, Physical Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Descriptions, Reading Programs, School Administration, Science Education, Social Sciences, Special Education, Validated Programs, Vocational Education
Order Dept., Far West Laboratory for Educational Research and Development, 1855 Folsom St., San Francisco, CA 94103 ($5.50 prepaid)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA.
Identifiers: National Diffusion Network Programs
Note: Not available in paper copy due to small print of original document. For related document, see ED 177 740.