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Institute for Educational Development, New York, NY. – 1969
The objective of this study was to collect "baseline" data with which to examine a complex process in the educational system--the selection of educational materials. The first part of the study analyzes the statutes of the fifty states which bear upon selection and purchase of educational materials. The purpose of this analysis is to…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Material Development, Public Schools, School Districts
Butler, Jacqueline; McGinty, John – 1976
The Southwest Evaluation and Research Division conducted a survey of 165 purchasers of bilingual instructional materials produced by SEDL to determine which information channels predominate in the curriculum adoption-decision process. The findings of this survey may be useful in the selection of the most efficient ways to communicate information…
Descriptors: Administrators, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Teachers, Demonstrations (Educational)
Breen, Myles P.; Ary, Donald E. – Audiovisual Instruction, 1972
The selection and purchase of instructional films for use in elementary and secondary schools is a complex process. Generally choosing a film is the task of the classroom teacher or the principal. However the decision can involve a wide variety of other personnel including audiovisual coordinators, business managers, and librarians. This survey of…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Instruction, Budgeting, Elementary Schools, Films
Curlette, William L.; And Others – 1991
The systematic evaluation process used in Georgia's DeKalb County School System to purchase comprehensive instructional software--an integrated learning system (ILS)--is described, and the decision-making model for selection is presented. Selection and implementation of an ILS were part of an instructional technology plan for the DeKalb schools…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Software Selection
G. Allan Roeher Inst., Toronto (Ontario). – 1991
This report evaluates how effective the brokerage system operated by the Community Living Society in Vancouver (British Columbia) has been in meeting the needs of individuals with a mental handicap living in the community. The program stresses service brokerage, a mechanism to deliver the planning resources required to arrange and purchase…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Decision Making, Delivery Systems, Financial Support
FitzPatrick, Sarah B.; Faux, Russell – 2002
During the last decade, U.S. K-12 schools have approximately tripled their spending on increasingly powerful computers, expanded network access, and novel computer applications. The number of questions being asked by educators, policymakers, and the general public about the extent to which these technologies are being used in classrooms, for what…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Computer Uses in Education, Grade 8, Interaction
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. – 1997
This manual is intended for use by the Alberta, Canada, school boards, administrators, consultants, education staff, and other individuals involved in school building projects. The purpose of the School Capital Plan, funding, and Alberta Education's funding framework are detailed. The school building project components of the School Capital Plan…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Building Conversion, Educational Environment, Educational Equity (Finance)
Norris, Marcia; Vasquez, Laurie – 1998
This paper discusses the role of libraries as the hub of information literacy in college and the need for professional collaboration to ensure library access for students with disabilities at California community college campuses. A working plan for developing assistive technology (AT) capabilities is provided which includes the following steps:…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), College Libraries, Communication Aids (for Disabled)
Bohac, Robert D.; Vernon, Robert C. – 1975
The general purpose of the occupational analysis is to provide workable, basic information dealing with the many and varied duties performed in the auto sales occupation. The analysis follows the salesperson through the essential everyday performance of the tasks in the occupation. The duties involve the process of obtaining the prospects and…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Job Analysis, Knowledge Level, Merchandising
Bowker, Lee H.; Lynch, David M. – 1985
Four strategies that deans and vice-presidents can use to enhance teaching are suggested. The first strategy is to seek out and fund teaching support activities that are the state of the art in each discipline. The second is to reward professors for excellence in teaching more than for excellence in research. Third, administrators should develop…
Descriptors: Administrators, College Instruction, Deans, Faculty Evaluation
Foster, Francine; And Others – 1982
This course in consumer economics for high school students is organized around a semester-long simulation in which students assume the responsibilities of young adults in making decisions related to the economics of work and domestic life. During the simulation, the students: (1) set individual goals; (2) choose occupations based on their goals…
Descriptors: Budgeting, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Cooperative Planning
Sheerer, Marilyn A. – 1988
An ethnographic investigation of interrelationships between teacher efficacy attitudes, teacher behavior, students' performance, and organizational climate in a total school setting was conducted at Chauncey Elementary School in Athens, Ohio. Chauncey was studied because its teachers had begun to implement an open classroom model which promoted a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Administrator Role, Classroom Research, Educational Anthropology
Schwarz, William – 1991
A course was developed to provide data to buyers of new bicycles so they could make an informed decision about their purchases. The instructional systems design process (analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation) was used to analyze the need for a training course on buying and fitting a bicycle. Information was collected…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Bicycling, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources. – 1986
This document comprises the General Accounting Office's (GAO) report to the House Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Relations concerning the GAO's review of the contract awarding process of the National Institute of Education (NIE) for fiscal year 1983. The review focused on 39 of NIE's 52 newly negotiated procurement contracts; a sample of…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility
Peterson, Christine – 1993
This manual provides information to help libraries in Texas considering an automation project, with special emphasis on smaller libraries. The solutions discussed are microcomputer-based. The manual begins with a discussion of how to prepare for the automation of a library, including planning, approval, collection decisions, policy, and staffing.…
Descriptors: Library Automation, Library Circulation, Library Planning, Microcomputers
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