ERIC Number: ED085984
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Project LIFE Annual Report, September 1, 1972-August 31, 1973.
Pfau, Glen S.
Presented is the annual (contract year 1972-73) report of Project LIFE (Language Improvement to Facilitate Education), a program to develop an instructional system to assist handicapped preschool and elementary aged children to acquire a functional language system. The prime teaching modality of the program is explained to be the filmstrip which is used in conjunction with an interaction device called the Student Response Program Master. The report is organized into 15 strategies with progress reported under each strategy by quarters of the fiscal year. The following strategies are covered: programed language filmstrips and holiday supplements; reading comprehension filmstrips; language stimulation and divergent thinking filmstrips; the Callier filmstrip series; Spirit-Master/Transparency manuals; the story booklet series; development of a teacher's guide for the Project LIFE software and hardware components; supplemental activities packages; audiovisual presentation on Project LIFE; transformational grammar filmstrips; three service and administrative strategies; programming, art, and production experimentation; and revision of field tested supplemental printed materials. Summarized is progress of the LIFE research department. Listed are significant meetings attended by staff members during the year, and reviewed is the marketing progress of Project LIFE materials by General Electric Company. (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Media Services and Captioned Films Branch.
Authoring Institution: National Foundation for the Improvement of Education, Washington, DC.