ERIC Number: ED224494
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: 0
The Alabama Information and Development System (AIDS): State Dissemination Capacity Building Grant. Final Report.
Walsh, Jackie A; Guy, R. Meade
This report summarizes the activities and impact of the Alabama Information and Development System (AIDS), an educational resource project funded from 1976 to 1981 by a federal Dissemination Capacity-Building Grant. Computerized literature searches, collection of information on local educational programs in an Alabama Resource File, coordination of a network of local linkers for dissemination of educational information, and other AIDS services to the State Department of Education, intermediate agencies, and local school systems are identified in the introduction. Seven additional report sections comprise: (1) a summary of components and activities of the AIDS program, organized in relation to 10 program objectives; (2) a collection of charts listing AIDS accomplishments; (3) a discussion of institutionalization of AIDS and its future state funding; (4) an examination of AIDS involvement in promoting educational equity; (5) a description of AIDS impact on Alabama's educational system; (6) a presentation of user responses to AIDS services, and general guidelines related to dissemination of information on educational resources; and (7) a collection of six exhibits including forms, maps, questionnaires, and survey results from the AIDS program. Twenty tables and 27 maps and charts are provided in the body of the report. (ESR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Research and Information Services.
Identifiers: Alabama; State Capacity Building Program; State Dissemination Grants Program
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