ERIC Number: ED429130
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Learning from Consumer-Oriented Review Efforts To Guide the Development of a System of Expert Panels To Identify and Share Promising and Exemplary Products and Programs. Working Papers. Volumes One and Two.
Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Reform Assistance and Dissemination.
These volumes contain working papers related to the development of the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI) Facilitated System of Expert Panels. Introductory papers by Susan Klein, Michael Scriven, Sharon Bobbitt and Susan Klein, and Michael Scriven and Lois-ellin Datta (printed in both volumes) set the stage for the discussions of expert panels. Section two contains commissioned papers on review activities designed to find the best practices and procedures and the third section (Volume Two) contains commissioned papers on review systems that focus on schoolwide improvement models. The fourth section contains key documents related to the Expert Panel System, and the fifth section contains conceptual and planning papers in chronological order. The two volumes contain the following papers and citations from legislation and regulations: (1) "A Synthesis and Integration of U.S. Evaluation Efforts To Identify Promising and Exemplary Educational Programs, Products, and Practices" (Gary Borich); (2) "Examining Federal Approaches Outside the Department of Education To Identify and Disseminate the Best" (Karen Bogart); (3) "Notes on the Federal Dissemination Experts Meeting: 'Advising the Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement on Its Design of a Systematic Consumer-oriented Evaluation System To Designate Promising and Exemplary Educational Products, Programs, and Practices' Oct. 12, 1995, Academy for Educational Development, Washington, D.C." (Karen Bogart); (4) "Standards and Their Use in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)" (Gerald Barkdoll); (5) "Review of Foundation, Associations, and Non-profits Practices in Designating Promising and Exemplary Programs" (Janet Carter and Diane Schilder); (6) "Learning from Consumer-Oriented Review Efforts in a Wide Variety of Education Organizations and Topic Areas" (John Luczak and Joan Ruskus); (7) "A Discussion of Some U.S. Evaluation Efforts for Programs and Resources in Mathematics and Science" (Carol Muscara); (8) "Evaluation and Standards for Schoolwide Programs and Programs Conducted in Multiple Sites" (John H. Hollifield, Samuel C. Stringfield, and Rebecca Herman); (9) "Changing the National Diffusion Network To Address Whole-School Reforms" (Susan Bodily and Thomas Glennan); (10) "Key Parts of the 1994 OERI Authorization Relating to Expert Panels"; (11) "Draft Federal Register Notice: Standards for Conduct and Evaluation of Activities Carried Out by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI)--Designation of Exemplary and Promising Programs, Proposed Rule, June 3, 1996"; (12) "Final Federal Register Notice: Standards for Conduct and Evaluation of Activities Carried Out by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI)--Designation of Exemplary and Promising Programs, Nov. 1997"; (13) "Developing and Operating Expert Panels: A Key Leadership and Coordination Role for OERI" (Susan Klein); (14) "Leadership in Developing a Nation-wide 'Findbest' Education R&D Evaluation System: A New OERI Responsibility" (Susan Klein); (15) "Technical Assistance and the Creation of Educational Knowledge" (Brenda J. Turnbull); (16) "OERI Leadership Efforts in Designing Approaches To Identify and Share Promising and Exemplary Products, Programs, and Practices: Presession to the 1996 Annual Convention of the American Educational Research Association, New York City, April 8, 1996) (meeting notes by Allen Schmeider); (17) "Responses to: Options in Discussing Distinctions between Promising and Exemplary Products, Programs, Practices, Policies and Research Findings for a System of Expert Panels" (Susan Klein); (18) "Expert Panels for Promising and Exemplary Innovations: A 'Fine Idea from the Feds'" (Peter Seidman); (19) "Design Competitions: A Proposal for a New Federal Role in Educational Research and Development" (Robert E. Slavin); (20) "Response: A System of Expert Panels and Design Competitions: Complementary Federal Approaches To Find, Develop, and Share Promising and Exemplary Products and Programs" (Susan S. Klein); (21) "The Evolving System of Expert Panels, a Presession on April 13, 1998 at the American Educational Research Association Conference, San Diego" (Chris Dwyer, Susan Klaiber, and Peggy Simon); and (22) "The Expert Panel System Is a Reasonable Way To Identify Promising and Exemplary Programs--a Response to Stanley Pogrow's Article, "What Is an Exemplary Program and Why Should Anyone Care? A Reaction to Slavin and Klein'" (Susan S. Klein). (SLD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Office of Reform Assistance and Dissemination.