New York Codes, Rules and Regulations
Title 8 - EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Chapter XXI - Annual Program Plans
Part 2302 - Fiscal Year 1978 Annual Program Plan For Libraries And Learning Resources And Educational Innovation And Support
Section 2302.24 - Program for strengthening leadership resources of state educational agencies-activity c

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 38, September 21, 2022

Dissemination of information of education.

(a) Specific objective. The objective is to improve the department's capability for communicating information on education to a variety of interested audiences. Hundreds of publications originate annually from organizational units in the department that are intended to inform educators and the general public about trends, developments and effective educational programs and practices.

(b) Specific activities.

(1) Improving the quality of education department publications.
(i) To assure a minimum standard of literary quality for State Education Department publications. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Edit and rewrite State By June 1978 over 30,000 pages of SED Education Department publications will have been edited manuscripts as necessary.

(ii) To assure practical and effective formats for all department publications. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Layout, specify type, By June 1978 the designs and illustrations as provide illustration, design well as printing instructions will have been and printing instructions for provided for approximately 350 SED a variety of SED publications publications.

(2) Audiovisual services.
(i) Department administrative staff will be supported in efforts to use communications technology in presentations to the field, to other agencies and to department staff. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Designing and writing for audiovisual Scripts--June 1978 presentations. 2. Research and assembling pre-produced, Tape and film--June 1978 audiovisual materials. 3. Producing video tapes, film, slides and Finished productions--June audio tapes as appropriate. 1978

(ii) A video cassette dissemination service will be initiated for transmittal of department administrative advisories on programs and practices for which replication is encouraged among the schools. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Preparation of a treatment and Scripts--June 1978 continuity for each dissemination project. 2. Video tape preparation and editing. Completed video tape production--June 1978 3. Distribution via State video cassette Multiple duplication and network. dissemination--June 1978

(iii) Department administrative staff and professionals in the field will be kept updated on instructional technology and communication techniques. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Identification of new and promising Demonstration seminars--June applications of communications technology. 1978 2. Preparation of articles and information on Newsletter--October 1977, April new developments in communications 1978, June 1978 technology.

(iv) Technical support for audiovisual materials display will be supplied to various department units and to the self-learning center. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Providing manpower and equipment for Successful and dependable audio/visual preparation, setup and maintenance of presentation--June 1978 audiovisual display needs.

(3) New York State archives records appraisal and program implementation project (Projections based on eight full-time equivalent persons)
(i) Complete location and identification of official State records having historical value. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Review record series 20,000 record series by January 1, 1978 inventories. 2. Examine records in agency 200 offices (4/week) by June 30, 1978 offices.

(ii) Rescue historical records in immediate danger of loss or destruction. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date Approximately 150,000 cubic feet by June 30, 1978 1. Transfer to temporary rescue storage. 2. Microfilm. 3. Sample.

(iii) Transfer accessioned historical records to archives in Cultural Education Center. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Pack, label and move. 10,000 cubic feet by June 30, 1978 2. Prepare transmittal documents 10,000 cubic feet by June 30, 1978 recording legal transfer. 3. Prepare location registers. 10,000 cubic feet by June 30, 1978 4. Flatten and deacidify needy 1,000 cubic feet by June 30, 1978 records.

(iv) Make records available for use by State agency personnel and general public. Work tasks Anticipated accomplishments or products--due date 1. Prepare finding aids. Five agency inventories by June 30, 1978 2. Microfilm. 600 rolls (200 cu. ft.) January 1, 1978--June 30, 1978. 3. Answer reference requests 5200 (200/week)--January 1, 1978--June 30, 1978 (oral and written). 4. Study feasibility of Plan of approach and sample alternatives--June automated index and select 30, 1978 modalities.

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