ERIC Number: ED132759
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Instructional Materials Thesaurus for Special Education. Third Edition.
Oldsen, Carl F.; And Others
Intended for teachers, parents, information specialists, and others interested in instructional materials for handicapped children, the manual provides a listing of descriptive words and concepts used in indexing and retrieving instructional materials within the National Instructional Materials Information System (NIMIS). Descriptors are presented in three formats: a categorical listing, an alphabetical listinq, and a rotated index; with the alphabetical listing providinq definitions for all of the terms and appropriate cross-references to related terms. Included are a list of modifiers (undefined descriptors used to identify a specific characteristic of a material) and a list of job titles which appear in the career/vocational education category. (NIMIS contains information on over 20,000 child-use, nonprint instructional materials.) (IM)
Descriptors: Definitions, Educational Media, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Information Retrieval, Instructional Materials, Learning Resources Centers, Media Selection, Media Specialists, Reference Materials, Thesauri
Ohio State University Press, Publications Sales Division, 2070 Neil Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 432l0 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center on Educational Media and Materials for the Handicapped, Columbus, OH.