ERIC Number: ED083116
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
Reference Count: 0
National Seminar on the Diffusion of New Instructional Materials and Practices. 5.0 Characteristics of the Communications Network: What are the Mechanisms Within the Diffusion System That Encourage or Discourage the Diffusion of Innovation?
Social Science Education Consortium, Inc., Boulder, CO.
In this document conference participants consider characteristics of the communications network for diffusion of new instructional materials and practices. Responses to these questions are presented: What are the communication mechanisms within the diffusion system that encourage or discourage the diffusion of innovation? What role do journal articles, films, pamphlets, books, curriculum guides, publisher's notices, etc., play in the diffusion (both dissemination and implementation) of innovative ideas and products? What roles do students, teachers, publisher representatives, developers or materials and authors of products, subject matter supervisors and department chairmen, college methods teachers, State Department of Education personnel and specially-trained personnel play in the diffusion of innovative products and ideas? Related documents are SO 006 339 through SO 006 344. (SHM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Johnson Foundation, Inc., Racine, WI.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Social Science Education Consortium, Inc., Boulder, CO.