ERIC Number: ED264368
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jun-30
Reference Count: 0
A Regional Rural Secondary School Model for High Technology Program Planning and Development--DeKalb, Illinois. Final Report.
De Kalb Community School District 428, IL.
A functioning consortium, consisting of five secondary high schools, one junior college, and two area vocational centers, was developed during a project to formulate a regional rural secondary school model for high technology program planning and development. Other major accomplishments of the project included the following: (1) initiation of staff and curriculum development in the areas of information processing and principles of technology; (2) formation of linkages between the academic and vocational areas; (3) development of policies for vertical and horizontal articulation; (4) development of a computerized individualized career plan; (5) formulation of a set of goals; and (6) an agreement on the part of all consortium members to continue to share resources and pursues staff development efforts. (Appendixes to this report contain a newsletter published by the Center for New Technology Education; operational guidelines; and a report on the status of the regional delivery system's information processing curriculum, which includes a completed task list, completed behavioral objectives, and draft versions of learning activities and evaluation instruments.) (MN)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Behavioral Objectives, Consortia, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Educational Cooperation, High Schools, Information Processing, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Linking Agents, Models, Program Development, Regional Cooperation, Regional Planning, Regional Programs, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Secondary Schools, Student Evaluation, Technical Education, Technological Advancement, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: De Kalb Community School District 428, IL.