ERIC Number: ED213418
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Manual for a Model for Networking.
The product of a project funded by the Michigan Department of Education, during the 1980-81 fiscal year, this manual is intended to help those involved in adult education in Michigan to understand the concept of networking and to establish networks which will extend the resources of their own local programs. A summary of the potential uses of the manual is followed by detailed discussions of the concept of networking and of the activities undertaken by networks. A detailed "process design" for establishing a network is presented, the role of a network advisory council is described, and specific information on the issues addressed at advisory council meetings is given. The function of inservice education programs in the ongoing operation of a network is considered, and the components of successful inservice activities are reviewed. The evaluation of networking projects is also discussed and evaluation criteria are outlined. Throughout the manual specific examples are drawn from the experiences of the adult educators and librarians involved in a networking project conducted in tandem with the production of the manual. Appendices include a list of the networking project advisory council members and samples of materials from the inservice activities conducted during the project. (JL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Adult Extended Learning Services.
Authoring Institution: Michigan Library Association, Lansing.; Adult Education Association of Michigan, Lansing.