ERIC Number: ED098764
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Project LIFE--Language Improvement to Facilitate Education. (Technical Progress Report; Third Quarter; March 1, 1974-May 31, 1974).
National Foundation for the Improvement of Education, Washington, DC.
Reported is the third quarter, fiscal year 1974 (March 1, 1974-May 31, 1974) technical progress of Project LIFE (Language Improvement to Facilitate Education), toward developing an instructional system in which filmstrips in the areas of perceptual training, perceptual thinking, and language/reading are used to assist hearing impaired children in acquiring language. Outlined is quarter by quarter progress made on strategies carried over from fiscal year 1973 and 15 strategies for fiscal year 1974 relating to material development and services (such as the development of the Storyland and Holidayland filmstrip series, the My LIFE Pictionary-Multiple Meanings, and a series of language sets on themes including safety, energy, and communication). Activities of the research department field test network (such as corresponding with special research projects and designing auditory supplement packages ) from June 1, 1973 through May 31, 1974 and developments in General Electric's (GE) marketing of Project LIFE instructional materials (such as the addition of three audiovisual dealers for marketing the GE/LIFE Program) are summarized. Charted are the dates, personnel involved, locations, and purposes of third quarter meetings between Project LIFE representatives and representatives of various programs and organizations. A symposium presentation which includes a review of Project LIFE's 10-year history, specific program objectives, and a list of materials currently available is appended. (LS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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.
Note: For related information see ED 073 609, 074 650-653, and 085 984