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ERIC Number: ED213398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Electronic Mail Among University Training Centers. A Demonstration in National Network Building. Report R-49.
McNeal, Barbara
The activities described in this report were part of a demonstration project designed to test the feasibility of using electronic messages to support information and resources exchange among professionals who serve the developmentally disabled (DD). The one year demonstration included the participation of 26 university based centers across the United States and over 40 of their staff members. The centers which participated are designed to provide training, research and clinical experiences for their professionals working in the DD field. Information sharing revolved around the needs of agencies, and typical messages consisted of updates on events of professional importance as they occurred in Washington, exchange of specific research articles and information on current research, announcements of continuing education opportunities, and job availability announcements. As a result of the demonstration project, a permanent network was developed that now links over 30 university based training centers as well as 14 State Developmental Disability Councils. (MER)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Institute for the Future, Menlo Park, CA.; New York Univ., NY. Alternate Media Center.
Note: For related documents, see IR 010 019-021.