ERIC Number: ED072532
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Dec-22
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Innovation and Change: A Study of Strategies in Selected Projects Supported by the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Systems. Volume IIB: Case Studies and Case Study Summaries. Final Report.
Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.
Included are reports on seven case studies that identify the strategies used by projects to accomplish their goals and the context surrounding the change process in each project. The case studies are summarized in a final section and are organized around goals; organization and management; communicating skills and knowledge to trainees; trainee selection, screening, and recruitment; establishing relations with Local Education Agencies (LEAs); and utilizing resources of the Institution of Higher Education (IHE). The seven projects reported on in depth are (1) the Special Education Program at Hermosa State University, (2) Johnston Special Education Project at Van Buren, (3) Atlantica Training Teacher Trainers Project, (4) Pupil Personnel Services at Ocmulgee State University, (5) Training of Teacher Trainers Project at the University of Riceville, (6) Career Opportunities Program at Sussex, North Monroe, and (7) Teacher Corps at West Kingsland University. (Author/EA)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Career Opportunities, Case Studies, Communication Skills, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Federal Programs, Objectives, Organization, Program Descriptions, Pupil Personnel Services, Recruitment, Resource Allocation, Selection, Special Education, Teacher Educator Education
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Planning, Budgeting, and Evaluation.
Authoring Institution: Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.