ERIC Number: ED027240
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968-Sep-15
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Purpose and Potentials. Annual Report to the United States Office of Education, September 15, 1968, Part 1, Basic Program Plans.
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
The introduction of this report summarizes the laboratory's functions, competencies, and purpose: "to work with all interested organizations, institutions, and agencies in improving the quality of education by applying the results of scientific knowledge and technological development to classroom practice." The three major report sections contain rationale, objectives, research base, long-range plans, and accomplishments to date of the laboratory's three major programs: Program 100, which has developed instructional systems to assist teachers in learning process skills found to be related to the production of desirable learner outcomes; Program 200, which emphasizes instructional systems to assist those involved in intercultural programs (in metropolitan cities and among Indians, Alaskan natives, and migrants) to collaborate, assess needs, and plan effectively; Program 400, which is developing self-instructional systems in content areas to improve instruction in small schools. Included are sections on the activity phases, outline for dissemination strategy, and partial system analysis of Program 100 and on the 1968-74 work schedule with detailed work plans for Program 400. Shorter descriptions and plans are presented for three special projects: Relevant Educational Applications of Computer Technology (REACT); Individually Prescribed Instruction (IPI); and Information for Urban Educational Planning. (JS)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Annual Reports, Classroom Techniques, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Research, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Programs, Intercultural Programs, Program Design, Program Development, Programed Instruction, Regional Laboratories, Research and Development Centers, Small Schools, Systems Approach, Teacher Education, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Methods, Teaching Skills
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.