ERIC Number: ED166908
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Oct-20
Reference Count: N/A
Final Technical Report of the Special Office for Materials Distribution. September 1, 1974 Through November 30, 1977.
Richardson, E. L.
The final report describes the activities of the Specialized Office for Materials Distribution (SOMD) in providing physical access to media materials for the nation's handicapped. Project background, philosophy, and organization are described in an initial chapter. Succeeding chapters are devoted to a review of SOMD activities in six areas (sample goals in parentheses): state program development (supplying information on materials distribution system); instructional materials development (participating in phase-in National Needs Assessment efforts); media, materials, and educational technology training (providing systematic maintenance of collection); media and materials information system (processing feedback on consumer reaction to the information system); materials distribution system (managing and coordinating the Captioned Film Depository System); and project administration (conducting project planning and internal monitoring). (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center.