ERIC Number: ED284692
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Innovative Programs, Research & Technologies in Rural Education. Exposition 86. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the National Rural & Small Schools Consortium (Bellingham, Washington, October 7-10, 1986).
Western Washington Univ., Bellingham. National Rural Development Inst.
Texts of speeches delivered before general sessions and abstracts of papers presented in concurrent sessions are collected in this document which also contains the conference program, a directory of presenters, and the 13 conference cosponsors' recommendations for enhancing the quality of rural and small school education. The six addresses to the general sessions are given by policy makers of the Mellon Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the U.S. Department of Education, the National Council on Vocational Education, and the National Information Clearinghouse on Handicapped Children and Youth. Topics include innovative programs, school/college collaboration, educational politics, and serving rural handicapped students. There are some 89 concurrent presentations represented by an abstract or summary or, in some cases, the complete paper with references, questionnaires, and other supporting documents. The program indicates which major conference topics apply to each presentation. The 33 conference topics include abuse/neglect/crisis intervention, administrative issues, adult learning, alternative education, creative arts, community involvement, cooperative extension programs, cross-cultural programs, curriculum and instruction, private school programs, inservice training, family programs, research in rural education, appropriate technology, new teacher needs, preservice programs, recruitment and retention practices, vocational planning, and program evaluation. (JHZ)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Educational Innovation, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Policy Formation, Politics of Education, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Rural Education, Rural Environment, Rural Extension, Rural Family, School Administration, Small Schools, Special Education, Teacher Education
National Rural Development Institute, 359 Miller Hall, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225 ($35.00; $30.00 for quantity orders).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Washington Univ., Bellingham. National Rural Development Inst.