ERIC Number: ED352723
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Nov
Summary of Revised Study Design for Change Agent Study. Study of Change Agent Programs: A Working Note.
Pincus, J.; Greenwood, P.
During 1973-75, the Rand Corporation conducted a study of federally funded change agent programs to determine the factors for successful change in the schools at the local, state, and federal levels. The programs included the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), Title III, Innovation Projects; ESEA Title VII, Bilingual Projects; Vocational Education Act, Part D, Exemplary Programs; and the Right-to-Read Program. This paper offers a general description of the study and outlines the proposed task schedule for the three phases and project management. The study proposed to conduct: (1) a nationwide survey of 225 change agent projects in 18 states; (2) indepth field studies of 30 projects; (3) an analysis of federal change agent projects and policies; (4) telephone interviews with 50 state education agency officials from 18 states and follow-up personal interviews; (5) a literature review; and (6) a resurvey of 50 Title III projects and 10 follow-up site visits. One figure and three tables are included. (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rand Corp., Santa Monica, CA.