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The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement for a nine month project period. Work under this agreement will result in a “tool kit” to aid those charged with assessing the quality of lesson plans to include performance objectives, content delivery strategies, training activities, and supplemental materials. The tool kit will be framed around the Instructional Theory Into Practice model.
Amount: To be determined by the applicant
Due: July 24, 2009
The tool kit will provide a brief history of the model, a description of the relevant research, a glossary, and a list of relevant references and websites. It is anticipated that the tool kit will be used by training staff from; (1)federal, state, and local corrections agencies, (2)all agency levels, and (3)agencies of all sizes and levels of funding. Consequently, the tool kit must provide sufficient rational and background information where needed, be easily understood, and convenient to use. Since many NIC Corrections Program Specialists (CPS) are responsible for coordinating and, in some cases, developing and delivering training, the tool kit will be developed and tested using input and feedback from NIC staff. Ultimately the tool kit will allow users to develop lesson plans and review, assess, and provide feedback on lesson plans and training materials prepared by others. It must be easy to use by training coordinators.
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