ERIC Number: ED050308
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
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Selection of Products for Focused Dissemination.
Epstein, Marion G.; And Others
This task was part of an effort directed to the dissemination and installation of new products. In addition to assembling comprehensive information about these products, the mission was to evolve a set of criteria for use in selecting from among them those to be recommended for National Center for Educational Communication (NCEC) "focused" dissemination attention, to execute a two-step selection procedure, to identify products for extended review and analysis and to recommend products upon which NCEC might focus its dissemination and installation efforts. A nationally representative appraisal panel was convened and met three times over two months to execute this mission. Principal staff support was provided by Educational Testing Service (ETS). Supplementary support was supplied by consultants and staff from the Educational Products Information Exchange (EPIE). ETS staff assembled information principally from developers and also from other conventional sources on all the products in the pool. Criteria were formulated by the panel and on the basis of these criteria, 20 out of 51 products were selected for further study. A review was made of each products's development, and in most cases visits were made to the sites where the developments had occurred. On the basis of further study, nine of the products were recommended for dissemination. For related document, see ED 050 309. (Author/CK)
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Sponsor: National Center for Educational Communication (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.