ERIC Number: ED375658
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Sep
SEDL/Multifunctional Resource Center Service Area 8. Annual Performance Report. October 1993-September 1994.
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.; Southwest Multifunctional Resource Center, Austin, TX.
This report describes the activities and accomplishments of the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory's (SEDL) Multifunctional Resource Center (MRC) during 1993-94. The mission of the MRC, under contract with the United States Department of Education, is to provide training and technical assistance to educators and parents of limited English proficient (LEP) students, with the ultimate goal of increasing the effectiveness of elementary and secondary school instruction so as to maximize LEP student learning and achievement. SEDL/MRC is responsible for serving 800 school districts in Texas, providing 173 workshops and consultations. Workshops addressed topics related to English as a Second Language (ESL), language learning strategies, multicultural awareness, literacy, thinking skills, and parent education. Six appendixes provide a needs-sensing survey, SEDL/MRC service request and modification form, service agreement, SEDL/MRC training session listing, turnkey workshop agenda and evaluation data, and lists of related educational agencies. (MDM)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Limited English Speaking, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Professional Development, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Questionnaires, Resource Centers, Second Language Programs, Surveys, Teacher Workshops, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.; Southwest Multifunctional Resource Center, Austin, TX.
Note: For the 1992-93 report, see ED 362 050.