ERIC Number: ED209064
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Aug-31
Reference Count: N/A
Program Evaluation: Project City Science. Executive Summary.
City Univ. of New York, Flushing, NY. Queens Coll.
Presented is the executive evaluation report of the Project City Science (PCS). The PCS, a program conducted by New York University and funded by NSF, sets as its major goal the improvement of junior high school science instruction in the inner-city environment. This report consists of five sections: (1) overview of the project; (2) operation of the project; (3) critical assessment - the overall project; (4) general conclusions; and (5) recommendations. The first section covers funding and project intent, and evaluation procedures. The second section covers staffing and organization, modification, and support for implementation. The third section covers funding implications, instructional methodology, university/school relationships, and effecting change. The fourth section presents general conclusions concerning the scope, status, planning, and legacy of the project. The fifth section offers two types of recommendations. (HM)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Assessment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Junior High Schools, Program Evaluation, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Projects, Science Teachers, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Summative Evaluation, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Interns
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, Flushing, NY. Queens Coll.