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ERIC Number: ED223538
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Pages: 43
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Profiles: Programs & Products. Numbers 1-14, September-November 1981.
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Profiles of 14 educational programs and products are presented which focus on competency- and goal-based education. Each report contains a description of the background, goals, and methods of the program or product, as well as the address of a contact person. The programs described are: (1) Project Write, designed to improve composition skills of sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students (Washington); (2) a guided individualized approach used in Hood River Valley High School (Oregon) which allows flexibility in moving through and between courses; (3) Whitney Community Learning Center's use of competency-based curriculum in a college preparatory high school (California); (4) a system-wide competency-based curriculum effort in the District of Columbia; (5) a plan used by Modesto (California) public schools to improve classroom discipline and raise student achievement levels; (6) required competencies at Newport-Mesa Unified School District (California); (7) a modularized curriculum program at Bishop Carroll High School (Calgary, Alberta), characterized by a continuous learning approach; (8) a basic skills mastery learning project, Secondary Curriculum Improvement Project (SCIP), in Louisiana; and (9) continuous progress and individualized instruction at Chalmette High School (Louisiana). The products are: (1) guides for the Long-Range Planning for School Improvement Series (LRPSI) used by the Pennsylvania Department of Education; (2) "Competency-Based Education: Beyond Minimum Competency Testing," a publication developed by the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (Oregon); (3) a document describing the goal-based assessment program used in Parkrose School District (Oregon); (4) Wisconsin Program for the Renewal and Improvement of Secondary Education (WRISE); and (5) the Clearinghouse for Applied Performance Testing's "Captrends" newsletter (Oregon). (FG)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.