ERIC Number: ED111159
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-May
Reference Count: 0
ALRC [Area Learning Resource Center] Workscope Elaboration. Second Edition. Publication No. NC-75.501.
National Center on Educational Media and Materials for the Handicapped, Columbus, OH.
Presented is an elaboration of the workscope of the ALRC (Area Learning Resource Center) network which provides instructional media, materials, and technology services to special education programs. Focused on are the following three of six workscope areas: state program development; media, materials, and educational technology training; and project administration. Charts of the ALRC network and functions are provided. Discussed are seven functions of the ALRCs in the area of state program development, including assisting states in stimulating local or state materials centers and providing technical assistance to State Education Agencies in state planning of intrastate materials and services. Detailed are the following workscope elements in the area of media, materials, and educational technology training: helping trainers to identify media, materials, and educational technology training needs; helping trainers to locate extant and usable training programs and materials; and classifying, describing, and encoding media-training materials for information base entry. The final area of project administration is covered by consideration of workscope elements which center on ALRC activities in project planning, monitoring, reporting, and other management functions. (DB)
Descriptors: Administration, Educational Media, Educational Technology, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Instructional Materials, Learning Resources Centers, Regional Programs, Special Education, State Programs
National Center on Educational Media and Materials for the Handicapped, Ohio State University, 220 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Media Services and Captioned Films Branch.
Authoring Institution: National Center on Educational Media and Materials for the Handicapped, Columbus, OH.