ERIC Number: ED415575
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Disseminating Promising and Exemplary Programs: Planning a System of Expert Panels. Working Papers. Meeting Report and Follow-Up Papers [from an OERI-Sponsored Meeting (Chicago, Illinois, March 24, 1997).]
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Reform Assistance and Dissemination.
This report summarizes the proceedings of an Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) sponsored meeting. The discussion and followup papers address issues related to disseminating promising and exemplary programs in conjunction with OERI's responsibilities to plan a system of expert panels. Section 1 of the report includes the minutes of the planning meeting, a summary of the themes from the discussion groups, the agenda, a list of participants, and meeting handouts. Section 2, making up more than half the report, contains the individual commissioned papers. They are: "An Overview of OERI Efforts to Develop a System to Designate and Disseminate Promising and Exemplary Products, Programs and Practices" (Susan Klein); "Expert Panels and the Dissemination of Exemplary Practices" (John Evans); "The System of Expert Panels: Reflections on the Future from Lessons of the Past Twenty Years" (M. Christine Dwyer); "Sharing the Best We've Got to Offer: Reflections on a System of Expert Panels to Designate and Disseminate Promising and Exemplary Products, Programs, and Practices (John Luczak); "Dissemination and Evaluation Issues Related to the System of Expert Panels" (Gary Borich); "The Expert Panels to be Charged with Identifying Promising and Exemplary Educational Programs: Issues and Suggestions" (Janet Carter); "Other Key Issues for Planning a System of Expert Panels: Making a Complex System Viable, Inclusive, and Fair" (Floraline Stevens); "Expert Panels and Educational Reforms: Some Perceptions Based on a Search for Promising and Exemplary Adolescent Pregnancy Programs" (Karen Bogart); "Reactions to the Expert Panel System as Piloted by OERI" (Lynn Fox); "Some Thoughts and Reflections on the OERI Expert Panel System" (Harilyn Rousso); "The Gender Equity Expert Panel: The Core Gender Equity Sub-Panel One Year Later" (Marylin A. Hulme); "Advice for Planning a System of Expert Panels" (Mary M. Wiberg); and "Lessons to be Learned from Setting Up the Gender Equity Expert Panel for Establishing a System of Expert Panels in Education" (Patricia E. Ortman). (LMI)
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Excellence in Education, Information Dissemination, Information Utilization, Outcomes of Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Sex Discrimination
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Reform Assistance and Dissemination.