ERIC Number: ED215055
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Status Report on Programs and Projects (As of January 1, 1982).
Klein, Carol, Ed.; Sanders, Joseph, Ed.
This report summarizes programs and projects of the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The report is organized in the following categories: (1) research; (2) demonstration and development; (3) outreach and training; (4) public policy analysis; and (5) support services and administration. Brief descriptions of specific programs within those categories are provided. Research programs include a longitudinal program consisting of several related projects to investiqate the early development of basic abilities; programs of research on early education for the handicapped and learning disabled; health research projects; and family services research projects. Demonstration and development programs include early childhood education and curriculum development projects. Outreach and training programs are those concerned with the provision of technical and training assistance to child development programs. Public policy analysis is represented by a program to train graduate students and fellows in the application of social science knowledge to improve public policies that affect children and families. Support services and administration programs are the various administrative and management activities involved in the operation of the Center. (MJL)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Child Development, Child Development Centers, Demonstration Programs, Developmental Programs, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Language Acquisition, Parent Participation, Research Projects, Social Influences, Technical Assistance, Training
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Child Health and Human Development (NIH), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Frank Porter Graham Center.