ERIC Number: ED201037
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Chronicle: Development of Secondary Curriculum Improvement Program (SCIP) from August 1977 until January 1981.
Boudreaux, Julianna L.; Dolese, Constance C.
The activities of the Secondary Curriculum Improvement Program (SCIP) of the New Orleans Public Schools from August 1977 to January 1981 are described in this report. Part 1 presents the organization process of the program, including the development of goals and objectives for the program, the organizational structure of the SCIP Centralized Curriculum Committee, and its activities. Part 2 describes the process of identifying and developing the components of the mimimum competency requirements, including a continuum of basic skills objectives. The needs assessment process for individual school sites is presented in Part 3, including planning proposals and proposal grants. Part 4 identifies and describes the SCIP Mastery Learning System and its components, including records, scores, and other data that make up the system's necessary elements. Part 5 presents the home study component of SCIP and discusses the SCIP staff development model and its role in the program. The total impact of SCIP, test results and sample annual evaluations are included in the conclusion. (JEH)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Grants, Home Study, Instructional Improvement, Long Range Planning, Management Information Systems, Needs Assessment, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Program Proposals, Secondary Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Staff Development
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Orleans Public Schools, LA. Div. of Instruction.