ERIC Number: ED214331
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Project SETT-UP: Special Education via Telecommunications, Teacher Upgrade. Five Year Report, June 1, 1976-August 31, 1981.
Curtis, John A.
The 5 year report on Project SETT-UP (Special Education via Telecommunications--Teacher Upgrade), a two way telecommunications inservice training project in southeastern Virginia, is presented. The report is organized into three sections concerned with personnel involved in the program, achievement of program objectives, and special program characteristics. Key program members are identified for such program areas as curricula development, program evaluation, statewide academic leadership, telecommunications system development, and fiscal/logistic management. The report details achievements of the following four goals: (1) to demonstrate in the peninsula area of Virginia that the intensive use of telecommunications technologies can provide and deliver effective inservice special education teacher training programs from a central location to remotely located classrooms, at times conducive to inservice teacher attendance, and at per inservice teacher costs within the limits of current budgeting policies and current methodologies; (2) to produce and distribute a comprehensive manual which will describe the curricula, operational needs, technical specifications, and personnel expertise of the project; (3) to make adaptive use of existing special education curricula and audiovisual materials; and (4) to implement an evaluation design and procedures to provide for the collection of quantitative performance data and the assessment of the effectiveness and efficiency of program resources. Much of the document consists of course descriptions, program brochures, reprints of the articles written about the program, and copies of letters concerning the program. Copies of newspaper articles are presented separately for each of the 5 years of the program. (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Inservice Teacher Education, Program Descriptions, Special Education, Telecommunications
Center for Excellence, Inc., P.O. Box 158, Williamsburg, VA 23187.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Department of Commerce, Washington, DC.; Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.; Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond.
Authoring Institution: Center for Excellence, Inc., Williamsburg, VA.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia