ERIC Number: ED209768
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Educational Programs That Work. A Catalog of Exemplary Programs Approved by the Joint Dissemination Review Panel. Eighth Edition.
Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA.
To provide basic information on new educational methods and programs, this catalogue describes 315 projects designated as exemplary by the Joint Dissemination Review Panel of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE). The catalogue is divided into 12 categorical sections, including (1) adult education, (2) alternative schools and programs, (3) bilingual and migrant education, (4) career and vocational education, (5) early childhood and parent involvement programs, (6) physical, environmental, and social sciences, (7) educational organization and administration, (8) preservice and inservice training, (9) mathematics and language arts, (10) special education and learning disabilities, (11) fine arts and communication technology, and (12) health, physical education, special interest, and gifted-child programs. Data on each project comprise the title, capsule summary, target audience, description, evidence of effectiveness, financial and implementation requirements, services available, and name and address of a contact person. Projects are indexed by state, categorical section, ERIC descriptors, and title. Appendices list 54 projects added since the catalogue's last edition and exemplary projects that receive DOE funds for disadvantaged or handicapped children or for follow-through programs. (RW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Art Education, Bilingual Education, Career Education, Demonstration Programs, Early Childhood Education, Educational Administration, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Health Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Language Arts, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics Education, Migrant Education, Nontraditional Education, Physical Education, Physical Sciences, Preservice Teacher Education, Social Sciences, Special Education, Validated Programs, Vocational Education
Far West Laboratory for Educational Research and Development, 1855 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 ($4.50; payment must accompany order).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. National Diffusion Network.
Authoring Institution: Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA.
Note: Not available in paper copy due to small print of original document.