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ERIC Number: ED144728
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Sep
Exemplary Dissemination Programs for Intermediate Units Serving Rural Schools.
Edington, Everett; Hays, Leonard
Utilizing information derived from documents, site visits, correspondence, and personal interviews re: 6 intermediate education units serving rural schools which were initially identified via a mail survey, this report describes intermediate education units with exemplary information dissemination programs. Varying considerably, each program is described in terms of its population's needs and the following array of emphases: newsletters; workshops; computer systems; information specialists; library loans; department of education services/materials; program analysis; programmed instruction; Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) searches; TV station/instruction; video materials; occupational education; special education; curriculum materials or education information centers; audio-visual centers; rural learning centers; linker councils or area-wide advisory committees; professional development centers; "programs that work"; courier services; itinerant teachers; special services; project Coordinating Information for Texas Educators (CITE); and crime and drug prevention. The six intermediate education units described herein include: Weld Board of Cooperative Education Services (BOCES) in La Salle, Colorado; Broome-Tioga Board of Cooperative Education Services in southern New York State; Cooperative Educational Service Agency Number 3 in Gillett, Wisconsin; Lighthouse Schools' Regional Supplemental Center in Marquette, Michigan; Umatilla Intermediate Education District in Pendleton, Oregon; and Region X Education Service Center (ESC) in Richardson, Texas. (JC)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Audiovisual Aids, Career Education, Computer Oriented Programs, Demonstration Programs, Educational Television, Information Dissemination, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Administrative Units, Library Circulation, Models, Newsletters, Program Descriptions, Programed Instruction, Rural Schools, Services, Special Education, Synthesis, Workshops
National Educational Laboratory Publishers, Inc., 813 Airport Boulevard, Austin, Texas 78702 (Stock No. EC-056, $4.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, Las Cruces, NM.