ERIC Number: ED361142
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Project SMART (Summer Migrants Access Resources through Technology).
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Migrant Education.
The SMART (Summer Migrants Access Resources through Technology) project provides Texas migrant students with supplemental instruction using a multi-media, nontraditional approach. Migrant students who remain in Texas during the summer are taught in their homes or other sites via televised instruction with additional instructional support from locally employed facilitators. Texas migrant students living temporarily out of state may also access the programs. Instruction focuses on problem solving within a developmental context at the early elementary level, problem solving in mathematics at elementary and middle-school levels, and personal finance through a credit course at the high school level. This document covers project goals and rationale, course descriptions, programming schedules, maps of regional education service centers and numbers of students served in the regions, a list of central-stream distance learning project sites, and a workshop guide on distance education. The workshop guide includes: (1) a chart comparing the advantages and disadvantages of different technologies; (2) a narrative describing issues in distance education and the use of distance education to deliver Chapter I services; (3) a glossary of terms; (4) a list of resources; (5) a "test" on perceptions of distance education; and (6) transparency masters. (KS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Migrant Education.
Identifiers - Location: Texas