ERIC Number: ED405844
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Information Dissemination in Action.
ERIC Review, v5 n1-2 1996
The "ERIC Review" announces research results, publications, and new programs relevant to each issue's theme topic. This double issue commemorates ERIC's 30th anniversary and focuses on the dissemination and use of education information. The issue includes "A Quick Guide To ERIC" (Lynn Smarte)--a reproducible training guide for learning how to use ERIC, descriptions of the products and services available from the various components of the ERIC system, and a detachable bookmark and phone directory cards. The first article, "Issues in Dissemination: An ERIC Perspective" (Lilian G. Katz and Dianne Rothenberg), looks at the dissemination of ERIC information, including issues of optimum amount of information, optimum information redundancy, optimum conceptual size, vividness effect in presentation medium, propitiousness, and users' orientations to knowledge. Additional articles include: "What Is an Information Clearinghouse?" (Dianne Rothenberg); "What Is Teacher Research" (excerpted from an ERIC Digest by Ismat Abdal-Haqq); "Dissemination Under Renovation" (Cynthia Hearn Dorfman); "The National Education Dissemination System" (Robert Stonehill); "ERIC Highlights and Future Directions" (from the "ERIC Annual Report 1996"); "Great Moments in ERIC History"--an ERIC timeline; and "NLE: ERIC's Institutional Home"--about the National Library of Education. (SWC)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Clearinghouses, Delivery Systems, Diffusion (Communication), Education, Education Service Centers, Futures (of Society), Information Dissemination, Information Industry, Information Networks, Information Transfer, Information Utilization, Reference Services, Users (Information)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ACCESS ERIC, Rockville, MD.