ERIC Number: ED064529
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Pilot Training Project for Personnel Participating in Pilot State Dissemination Programs. Final Report.
Koelling, Charles H.; And Others
The Pilot Training Project for personnel participating in Pilot State Dissemination Programs involved training of the three dissemination project staffs to carry out their dissemination functions. The program attempted to facilitate the use of tested educational research data by local educational agencies in their decision process. The staff members were trained in various aspects of need assessment, data retrieval, and information utilization. The training project utilized a training methodology based on a university extension model of information dissemination and utilization. The methodology consisted of meeting individual needs through a process of visitation with the project staffs in the working situation, presentation to them of relevant information, and involving the trainees in the educational process through various interactive modes. This report documents the training program and develops information that would be useful to future training programs of similar nature. This includes the historical and conceptual antecedents to the program; its organization, objectives, and methodology; and the observations and experiences of the training staff. Specifics of the program are dealt with in the appendices. An outline of subjects dealt with by the training project is as follows: 1. Initial exchange of project proposals, 2. Pre-training site visits, 3. Initial one-week training session, 4. Combined site visit and on-site training program, 5. Third site visits in preparation for final training program, and 6. Final three-day training program. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Data Collection, Decision Making, Extension Education, Information Dissemination, Information Retrieval, Information Utilization, Participant Satisfaction, Pilot Projects, Professional Personnel, Program Evaluation, Questionnaires, Staff Development, State Programs, Trainees, Trainers, Training Methods
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia.