ERIC Number: ED240981
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Technology. Final Report, 1982-83.
District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Div. of Quality Assurance.
This report evaluates a project designed to provide systemwide direction to the application of education technology in the District of Columbia (DC) Public Schools. The evaluation follows the Planning, Monitoring, and Implementing (PMI) Evaluation Model for Decision Making which was developed by the Division of Quality Assurance of the DC school system. Following a brief summary and a list of 10 specific findings, background and project objectives are presented and the PMI model is described. Agreements and discrepancies for each objective are summarized, and general conclusions are stated. PMI status report forms show specific agreements and discrepancies in the inputs, processes, and outcomes for four project objectives: (1) identification and assessment of technology learning resources and related instructional management processes presently existing in the DC schools; (2) development of procedures for the purchase, operation, and maintenance of technological equipment for instruction, classroom management, administrative, and communication purposes; (3) establishment of guidelines for developing new programs and integrating existing technological programs into the school district's educational technology system; and (4) demonstration of effective management practices in the Educational Technology Office. Appendices include the evaluation model schema, Educational Technology Needs Assessment Questionnaire, Congressional Testimony on Computer Technology, and School Board Directive Concerning Recertification. (LMM)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: District of Columbia Public Schools, Washington, DC. Div. of Quality Assurance.