ERIC Number: ED319148
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Criteria for the Selection of Drug Abuse Prevention Curricula: A Workbook.
The overwhelming number of drug abuse prevention curricula available to public schools often impedes the rational selection of a program based on sound prevention education strategies. Guidelines for the selection of either predeveloped or for developing curricula are included in this workbook. Suggestions for the formation of a district selection team and the organization of selection criteria are offered. Criteria are organized into the following categories: (1) goals and objectives; (2) content; (3) instructional methodologies; (4) learning opportunities; (5) materials; (6) time; (7) evaluation; and (8) district-specific criteria. Worksheets rate each curriculum to the degree that it meets each criterion. Weighted individual scores are added to generate a total curriculum score. After analysis and comparison of curricula, committee members are better prepared to reach a consensus. (6 references) (LMI)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Western Center for Drug-Free Schools and Communities.; Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.