ERIC Number: ED053087
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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The R & D Process as Used in Designing Minicourses.
Borg, Walter R.
This paper elaborates on a list of procedures contained in an accompanying handout entitled "The 27 Steps in the Development Program." These 27 steps are subsumed under 12 categories: 1) research and information collecting, 2) planning, 3) develop preliminary form of product, 4) preliminary field testing, 5) main product revision, 6) main field testing, 7) operational product revision, 8) operational field testing, 9) final product revision, 10) dissemination and distribution, 11) report preparation, and 12) implementation. The paper emphasizes the importance of detailed planning with specific objectives. It also justifies the expense of such rigorous development by pointing out the wide applicability of the products and the resulting low unit cost per user. (RT)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, Berkeley, CA.