ERIC Number: ED232875
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Ohio Sea Grant Education Program.
Mayer, Victor J.; Fortner, Rosanne W.
This monograph has been designed to provide a detailed explanation of the organization and philosophy of the Ohio Sea Grant Program and the rationale used in each of its elements. Information is presented in six sections and nine appendices. Establishment of education program priorities and initial efforts are discussed in the introduction. Identification of Oceanic Education Activities for Great Lakes School (OEAGLS) topics, creation of activities, and evaluation methods are discussed in the second section (development process). Dissemination programs are considered in the third section, focusing on activities during the development process, infusion program, awareness component, implementation component, and future directions for teacher education. Summative evaluation of OEAGLS and infusion programs are discussed in the fourth section. Efforts in higher education and nonformal education efforts (radio, museum programming, television) are briefly reviewed in the last two sections. Information provided in appendices includes: sample pretest used in OEAGLS development; teacher evaluation forms for OEAGLS pilot testing; "Water Education Curriculum" (description of OEAGLS evaluation); Middle Sea newsletter; OEAGLS catalog; paper on marine and aquatic education (includes resource materials lists); implementation workshop syllabus/evaluation forms; and a research study (Ohio Students' Knowledge and Attitudes about the Oceans and Great Lakes). (JN)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Marine Education, Material Development, Newsletters, Oceanography, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Student Attitudes, Teacher Education, Teacher Workshops
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Rockville, MD. National Sea Grant Program.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Ohio Sea Grant Program.