ERIC Number: ED209065
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Aug-31
Reference Count: N/A
Program Evaluation: Project City Science. Final Report.
City Univ. of New York, Flushing, NY. Queens Coll.
Presented is the final 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 eight sections. The first section, which presents an overview of the project, covers funding and project intent and evaluation procedures. The second section, which reports the operation of the project, covers staffing and organization, modifications, and support for implementation. The third section deals with the assessment of funding implications, instructional methodology, university/school relationships, and effective change. The fourth section presents general conclusions. The last four sections are concerned with the four major aspects of the project which are the preservice program, model districts program, dissemination program, and research program. (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.