ERIC Number: ED215445
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
National Council on Educational Research. Fifth Report: Fiscal Years 1978-1979.
National Council on Educational Research (NIE), Washington, DC.
In five chapters and two appendices, this report discusses the goals and activities for 1978-79 of the National Institute of Education (NIE) and the National Council on Educational Research (NCER), which is the policy-making body for the NIE. In the first chapter, outgoing NCER chairman John E. Corbally reviews problems involved in utilizing NIE research. The second chapter describes NCER's membership, organization, and role in overseeing the NIE's budget and programs. Several NCER activities in the two-year period are also highlighted, including a seminar on "Educational Issues in the 1980s," a journalism fellowship program, and a conference on testing. In chapter 3, NIE director P. Michael Timpane reports on NIE goals, programs, dissemination of results, and future responsibilities. The next chapter covers NIE activities, organization, research planning, program funding, research laboratories and centers, and assistance projects for the Congress, federal departments, and the education community. In a special report, the last chapter discusses literacy in the U.S. as both a concept and a research topic. The two appendices provide information for those seeking NIE funding support and an annotated list of 1978-79 NIE publications. (RW)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Government Role, Information Dissemination, Literacy, Program Descriptions, Public Agencies, Research Projects, Research Utilization, Tables (Data)
Publications, Mail Stop 22, National Institute of Education, Washington, DC 20208 (single copies free, while supply lasts; enclose self-addressed mailing label with request).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council on Educational Research (NIE), Washington, DC.