ERIC Number: ED150411
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Individualized Instruction: Establishing and Operating a Center for Self-Paced Learning.
Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. Bureau of Training.
Basic information and references to more detailed information are presented in this guide which is designed to help in establishing a learning environment in which training of individual employees can be carried out in the most economical manner. Aspects of individualized learning systems are discussed and include the following: history and definitions; essential elements of an individualized learning center; determining needs and establishing objectives for a center; designing instruction; selecting and developing materials; validation of courseware; establishing and operating the facility with consideration of site location, facilities, environment, and selecting equipment; staffing the center, quantity of center staff, scheduling, records maintenance, and cost considerations; and evaluation of the center to determine if objectives are being achieved. Appendixes contain a sample set of specifications for planning the facility design, an inventory maintenance record, some considerations for determining needs, a manager-coordinator checklist for evaluating learning center operations, and a trainee checklist for evaluating individual progress in an individualized learning center. A bibliography is included. (TA)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Design Requirements, Educational Media, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Facility Guidelines, Facility Planning, Guides, Individualized Instruction, Individualized Programs, Inplant Programs, Instructional Materials, Learning Laboratories, Media Selection, Personnel Needs, Program Administration, Program Evaluation, Programed Instruction, Resource Centers, Site Analysis, Training Laboratories
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 006-000-01010-5)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Civil Service Commission, Washington, DC. Bureau of Training.