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ERIC Number: ED129033
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Dissemination and Instructional Implementation for "Me Now" and "Me and My Environment." The BSCS Life and Environmental Sciences Curricula for the Educable Mentally Handicapped, 1975-1976.
Menhusen, Bernadette R.
Reported are a special project institute and followup workshop designed to influence and facilitate the dissemination, adoption, and implementation of the Special Education Programs in the Life and Environmental Sciences developed by the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study for 11- to 16-year-old educable mentally handicapped (EMH) students. Outlined is the program of the 5-week institute held in the summer of 1975, at which Me Now (a 2-year life sciences program on functions of the human body for 11- to 13-year-old EMH students) and Me and My Environment (a 3-year environmental sciences program for 13- to 16-year-old EMH students) were presented to and evaluated by 33 participant educators. Results of evaluations of the curriculum programs and of the institute are presented in tabular form. Also described is a followup workshop held in the summer of 1976 and attended by 44 participants, 19 of whom were returning members of the 1975 institute. Project evaluations from this workshop are included with personal comments. Names and addresses of the project participants are listed, and the document is illustrated with photographs. (IM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Boulder, CO.