ERIC Number: ED123422
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Toward an Allied Health Career Today (Operation TACT). Final Evaluation Report and Final Report.
Avery, Robert; And Others
Operation TACT (Toward an Allied Health Career Today), conducted in Hartford, Connecticut, was a cooperatively planned program integrating allied health education into the secondary level curriculum and offering educational opportunities to minority and disadvantaged students. The evaluation report opens with a historical summary of the project, a brief description of the program, and a statement of project goals. A 34-page section presents data and discussion on the effectiveness of TACT in the following areas: types of students served, field trips and work experiences, employment opportunities in the Hartford area, and student and teacher opinions of the program. The program was considered to be successful in meeting its objectives, and recommendations for its continuance are given. A 63-page section contains appended materials, including lists of full-time staff, student assignments, Health Career Day participants, and executive board and advisory council members; a detailed catalog of suggestions for local field trips, including recommended grade levels, educational objectives, health occupations or general area emphasized and a description of the institution to be visited; and descriptions of four participating hospitals. The 12-page final report outlines project methodology, emphasizing its consortium nature, and touches on projects involvement with State and local agencies, future development, and effects. (EC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHHS/PHS), Hyattsville, MD. Div. of Associated Health Professions.
Authoring Institution: Connecticut Univ., Storrs. School of Allied Health Professions.