ERIC Number: ED260701
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Mar-15
Reference Count: N/A
Policy, Guidelines, and Procedures for the Selection and Classification of Provincially Authorized Learning Resources. Revised.
Adamson, Martin; And Others
Intended for use by curriculum committees or individuals charged with responsibility for the selection of provincially authorized learning resources, this document contains guidelines and procedures intended to serve as minimum standard requirements for the provincial evaluation and selection of learning resources. Learning resources are defined as those print, nonprint, and electronic software materials used by teachers or students to facilitate teaching and learning. The contents include: (1) background information; (2) a policy statement; (3) 19 guidelines which outline the responsibilities of various agencies involved and policies for classification, selection, and handling of authorized learning resources; (4) procedures for the evaluation, selection, and authorization of learning resources; (5) responsibilities of the Canadian Exchange for Instructional Materials Analyses (CEIMA); (6) responsibilities of the Computer Software Clearinghouse; (7) definition of terms used in the document; and (8) 12 appendices. The appendices include sample CEIMA forms for materials analyses; tolerance and understanding analysis, synthesis and evaluation guidelines; request for authorization or change in status of a recommended learning resource; and discard policy and procedures. (JB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers - Location: Canada