ERIC Number: ED104812
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Mar-31
Reference Count: N/A
An Introduction to the Rand Corporation's Study of the Change Agent Programs Sponsored by the U.S. Office of Education.
The papers in this symposium reported methodology and results from the field case analysis portion of an ongoing study of federally-sponsored change agent programs being conducted by the Rand Corporation. The study is a several-year exploration of projects designed to introduce and spread innovative school practices. The study examined the following federal change agent programs: (a) Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III, Innovative Projects; (b) Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII, Bilingual Projects; (c) Vocational Education Act, Part D, Exemplary Programs; and (d) the Right to Read Program. The research strategy produced survey data-based exploration of 293 change agent projects, followed by an intensive case analysis-based exploration of 29 projects. The symposium dealt with the methodology and results from the second fieldwork phase of the study. (JS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.