ERIC Number: ED404807
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Innovation and Development in Special Education: Directory of Current Projects. 1997 Edition.
DeCarme, Judi, Ed.; Orkwis, Raymond, Ed.
This directory abstracts more than 180 projects funded during Fiscal Year 1996 by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, Research to Practice Division. Projects developed under four major program areas are described: (1) research; (2) technology, educational media, and materials; (3) serious emotional disturbance; and (4) special studies. The projects are arranged into 11 topical sections: assessment; cultural differences; infants, young children, and families; instructional effectiveness, models, and learning; policy and program evaluation; restructuring and service delivery issues; secondary education and postsecondary outcomes; serious emotional disturbance and behavioral disorders; severe disabilities; teacher training, retention, and supply and demand; and technology and software. The projects are arranged alphabetically within each section by Principal Investigator. Information provided includes project title; grant number; beginning and ending dates; principal investigators' name, address, and telephone number; and an abstract of the project that describes its purpose, method, and products. In the Products section of the abstract, information is provided (when available) about materials the project has submitted to ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) for inclusion in its database. Five indexes provide access to project information by principal investigator, competition number, institution, state, and subject. (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Computer Software, Cultural Differences, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Innovation, Educational Media, Educational Policy, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Grants, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Preschool Education, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Research and Development, School Restructuring, Severe Disabilities, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Teacher Supply and Demand, Teaching Models, Theory Practice Relationship
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education, Reston, VA.