ERIC Number: ED109112
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jul-31
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluating the Teacher Center Pilots: The Third Annual Report, 1974-1975. Volume 3, Rhode Island Teacher Center.
Covert, Robert W.
This four-part report provides an analysis of the Rhode Island Teacher Center (RITC) pilot program during the fiscal year 1975. Part 1 discusses the Center's major function, objectives, and relationship to the Bureau of Technical Assistance within the Rhode Island State Department of Education. Part 2 examines the survey of teachers and administrators of selected school districts conducted to determine the impact of the project. This section discusses the purposes of the survey, explains the types of information that were sought, and how the data were gathered. Part 3 summarizes the survey results. Part 4 reviews the survey results and applies them to the following 11 project objectives: to (a) establish learner objectives and measure performance with regard to these objectives, (b) increase staff development in local education agencies, (c) increase amount of field-based inservice training for teachers, (d) increase cooperative planning between institutions of higher education and local education agent staffs, (e) increase cooperative planning between institutions of higher education and state department staffs, (f) increase the number of new programs and practices in local schools, (g) reallocate budgeted resources, (h) increase out-of-district funding, (i) increase indices of student performance, (j) increase number of clients using individualized instruction, and (k) establish a problem-solving capacity in local education agencies. Also attached are the following appendixes: (a) survey instruments, (b) computer data tables for survey, and (c) tables of'open-ended' responses. (Author/JS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Univ., Charlottesville. Evaluation Research Center.