ERIC Number: ED059721
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Jun-30
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Evaluation of the Information Retrieval Center of the Northern Colorado Educational Board of Cooperative Services.
Neidt, Charles O.
Reported is a compilation of the data collected from a comprehensive evaluation of the Information Retrieval Center of the Northern Colorado Educational Board of Cooperative Services (NCEBOCS) The evaluation consists of an historical review of the Center (1967-1970), analysis of requests received, user reactions to the services, interviews with administrative personnel of the member school districts, interviews with coordinators from each of the seven participating states, interviews with Retrieval Center staff members, evaluation of a two-week workshop attended by key users, suggestions from teacher trainers on the operation of the Center, and progress reports provided to the Retrieval Staff on use in improving the operation of the Center. The evaluators consider the Information Retrieval Center an effective unit. Response to the service is favorable, and the center appears to have some impact on educational practice. Recommendations for change relate primarily to refinement and extension of present activities. Data compiled is appended in tabular form. (SJ)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins. Human Factors Research Lab.