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ERIC Number: ED269996
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Interdisciplinary Center for Research, Development, Dissemination and Evaluation of Women and Minorities. Final Report.
Dabney, Margaret G.
A final report on the development and operation of a research training institute by Virginia State University in Petersburg is presented. Objectives of the federally-funded Research, Development, Dissemination, and Evaluation Center at the university include: to provide opportunities for women and minorities at the university to develop and/or refine their skills to conduct research that will improve the quality of education; to assist women and minorities in gaining a variety of professional experiences through mentor relationships; to increase the research, development, and publication activities of women and minorities at the university through seminars, professional study, and workshops; to provide a cadre of women and minorities with new knowledge and skills to provide technical assistance to others at Virginia State University, other historically black institutions in Virginia, and nearby junior colleges; and to increase the opportunities for women and minorities to assume administrative and leadership positions that require research skills and abilities. It is noted that inservice training for faculty included such topics as research presentations and microcomputers. Information is included on the annual grant budgets. (SW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC. Minorities and Women's Programs.
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Univ., Petersburg.
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