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[TAET Update, February 1992]

Description: A newsletter from the Texas Association for Educational Technology, TAET Update, February 1992. Included in the newsletter is a call for nominations and a call for proposals along with an attached call for participation form to the Texas Educational Technology Conference, November 5 - 7, 1992 in Galveston, Texas.
Date: February 1992
Creator: Texas Association for Educational Technology
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Teaching Thinking Skills To Distant Learners

Description: A newsletter, Teaching Thinking Skills To Distant Learners by Steven G. Sachs. The thinking skills project was a collaboration between three community colleges in Virginia, Blue Ridge, Germana and Northern Virginia. Steven G. Saches is an Associate Dean, Instructional Technologies and Extended Learning at Northern Virginia Community College and the newsletter discusses the approach to distant learning problems and how to over come them.
Date: 1991
Creator: Sachs, Steven G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[TEA Direct Line, Fall 1991]

Description: An educational newsletter, published by the Texas Education Agency. Their newsletter, TEA Director Line, report to teachers, publishes articles and information on the current and upcoming happenings within the public educational system.
Date: Autumn 1991
Creator: Texas Education Agency
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Testing and the Process of Change

Description: An article, Testing and the Process of Change by Brent Wilson, published in Design for Arts in Education. The National Assessment is a project designed to evaluate the effectiveness of the educational system through an assessment of success. Students were tested on how they responded to art, if they valued art as a medium, how skillfully they produced art and how much history they know. By collecting the date it was possible to make claims about the status of art teaching.
Date: [1986-09,1986-10]
Creator: Wilson, Brent
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Portfolio Assessment: Sampling Student Work

Description: A newsletter, Educational Leadership, Vol. 46, No. 7. Portfolio Assessment: Sampling Student Work, When students maintain portfolios of their work, they learn to assess their own progress as learners, and teachers gain new views of their accomplishments in teaching. A consortia of administrators, teachers and researchers in the Pittsburgh schools have been searching for alternatives to standardized assessments. A three-way collaborative project, Arts Propel, is composed of the Pittsburgh Public Schools, Educational Testing Services and Project Zero at Harvard Graduate School of Education to demonstrate that it is possible to asses the thinking in arts and humanities.
Date: April 1989
Creator: Wolf, Dennie Palmer
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

In Connecticut, Moving Past Pencil and Paper

Description: A newsletter, Education Week, Editorial Project in Education, Vol. 9, No. 1. "In Connecticut, Moving Past Pencil and Paper, Teachers Evaluated On Class Behavior." Fifty-five educators were learning a new language of assessment, and the new assessments for teachers and students were pioneered in Connecticut. Connecticut introduces what is said to be the nation's most rigorous assessment of entry-level teachers. The assessment will be administered, six times a year, to new teachers. The implementation is a new form of measuring how teachers perform the complex tasks of their profession.
Date: September 13, 1989
Creator: Bradley, Ann
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

NT Research Report, May 1992]

Description: A report summary in regards to the Getty Center for the Arts in Education in support of North Texas Regional Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts at the University of North Texas for $601. Mentioned are co-directors Jack Davis and William McCarter. Also mentioned is the Marcus Foundation in support of NTIEVA for $60,000.
Date: May 1992
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[NT Research Report, November 1992]

Description: A report summary regarding the Getty Center for Arts in Education supporting North Texas Regional Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts for $1,360. Mentioned are Jack Davis and William McCarter, the co-directors of North Texas Regional Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts.
Date: November 1992
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Artistic Learning: What and Where Is It?

Description: A Journal of Aesthetic Education, Vol. 22, No. Artistic Learning: What and Where Is It? by Dennie Palmer Wolf. The journal has two pictures of student work that was made twelve years apart and a series of questions that about the altered roles of the final productions. The prints and questions come from an intensive study of artistic thinking known as Arts Propel. Propel is a collaboration between research and educators to assess artistic development.
Date: Spring 1988
Creator: Wolf, Dennie Palmer
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portfolio The Newsletter of Arts Propel]

Description: Portfolio, a newsletter of Arts Propel, Vol. 1, No. 1. This is the first issue of a newsletter edited by Dennie Wolf and published by Harvard Project Zero. The newsletter is for the collaborative project titled Arts Propel, whose primary goal is assessing student achievement in art and art education, along with art humanities. The newsletter will act as the projects primary source of information in regards to updates and achievements by the project.
Date: February 23, 1987
Creator: Arts Propel
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Corporate Philanthropy Report

Description: A corporate philanthropy report, from the desk of Jack Davis, William McCarter and the members of the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, as they researched foundations and charities to support their program. The scribbled note at the top reads, "NTIEVA Matching Funds. Contacts General." Below the note, under High-Tech Product Donations, there is a drawn arrow to the company CompuMentor and a scribbled note that reads RIG Directors. On the second page, The Arts / Kind Connection, is another drawn arrow to a scribbled note that also reads RIG directors.
Date: February 1993
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Corporate Philanthropy Report

Description: A document listing small medical programs. The programs are Investor-Owned, American Medical International, a hospital industry who retains a giving program of grants up to eighty-thousand dollars. Charter Medical Corporation, a hospital industry that does not have a foundation but it open to grant requests, and Health Trust, a industry that is less than five years old and has a small but growing in their giving program. These pages belonged to the desk of Jack Davis, William McCarter and the members of the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, as they researched foundations and charities to support their program.
Date: October 1992
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[NT Research Report, February 1992]

Description: A report summary in regards to the Texas Commission on the Arts in support of the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. Mentioned are co-directors of NTIEVA Jack Davis and William McCarter.
Date: February 1992
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[NT Research Report, January 1993]

Description: A report summary published by the University of North Texas, with a positive note that reads, "We wish you all a very happy and successful new year." Also on the report is the support from the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation, gifting North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts nearly $80,000 for art reproductions to be used as educational tools.
Date: January 27, 1993
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[NT Research Report, June 1992]

Description: A report summary in regards to the Getty Center for the Arts in Education supporting the North Texas Regional Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts at the University of North Texas, $570. Mentioned are co-directors Jack Davis and William McCarter.
Date: June 1992
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[NT Research Report, March 1992]

Description: A report summary in regards to the Getty Center for the Arts in Education supporting North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts for $115,437. Mentioned are the co-directors Jack Davis and William McCarter.
Date: March 1992
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[NT Research Report, April, 1992]

Description: A report summary in regards to the Texas Commission on the Arts supporting North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts at the University of North Texas for $5,128. A scribbled hand-written note at the bottom reads, "Includes interest in the amount of $706 for --"
Date: April 1992
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[NT Research Report, April 1993]

Description: A North Texas Research Report summary, with bulletin information in regards to the U.S Department of Education and their support for the works of arts computer based instruction, the Getty Center gifting North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts $597.00 and the Greater Denton Arts Council support of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts.
Date: Winter 1993
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[NT Research Report, December 1991]

Description: A report summary about the Getty Center for Arts in Education for North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. Listed are co-directors Jack Davis, Associate Vice Provost and William "Bill" McCarter, Art Professor.
Date: December 1991
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

In Pittsburgh: New Approaches to Testing Track Arts 'Footprints'

Description: A newsletter, Education Week, American Education's Newspaper of Record, Editorial Projects in Education, Vol. 8, No. 11. Featuring an article, "In Pittsburgh: New Approaches to Testing Track Arts 'Footprints'." 7th grade violinist listen to two versions of "Chop Sticks" and are asked to write about what was good or bad about the performances, what could be better and how the ensemble can improve it. The exercise is part of an experiment research program in music, visual arts and creative writing by Harvard University's Project Zero, the Educational Testing Services and Pittsburgh Public Schools known as Arts Propel.
Date: November 16, 1988
Creator: Olson, Lynn
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Opening Up Assessment

Description: A newsletter, Educational Leadership, Opening Up Assessment by Dennie Palmer Wolf. From students' projects, portfolios, and interviews, Pittsburgh art teachers participating in Arts Propel are learning to "read" students' growth in learning. Arts Propel is a three-way collaborative project to look at what the arts teach and how the arts teachers examine their students. The newsletter is updated with information on the arts propel project and the research behind arts education.
Date: [1987-12,1988-01]
Creator: Wolf, Dennie Palmer
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Money for the Asking

Description: A magazine, featuring an article titled Money for the Asking, which details that teachers have to make do with what they have, but education funds are trying to change that, funneling money and expertise into the schools that need the support the most.
Date: October 5, 1990
Creator: Teacher Magazine
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Education Reform Corporations Lead The Way]

Description: A newsletter from the Foundation News, a philanthropy and nonprofit sector, with an article on Corporate CEOs actively supporting new efforts to improve elementary and secondary education. An increasing number of CEOs of American corporations are helping to take the risk of formulating new solutions to recognize the shortcomings that characterize K-12 education. A hand-written note on the newsletter reads, "FYI: Participants art the Getty Center for Education in the Arts RIG Director's MTG. South Seas Plantation, Florida. October 28-31, 1990."
Date: [1990-09,1990-10]
Creator: Foundation News
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Compact Dialogue

Description: A newsletter, Common Core of Learning Assessment Project, Compact Dialogue, Connecticut Multi-state Performance Assessment Collaborative Team in Math and Science. Compact Dialogue is a monthly publication of the Compact Project a multi-state collaborative effort funded by the National Science Foundation. The newsletter will keep up to date information on all the happenings within the project.
Date: September 1989
Creator: Connecticut Multi-State Performance Assessment Collaborative Team in Math and Science
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections