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ERIC Number: ED010229
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Oct-17
Pages: 24
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Reference Count: 0
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REGIONAL MEETINGS IN EVALUATION RESEARCH, FINAL REPORT.
SEASHORE, CHARLES N.
THIS RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM PROVIDED FOR NINE REGIONAL MEETINGS FOR STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PERSONNEL WHO WERE ASSOCIATED WITH EVALUATION RESEARCH SECTIONS OF PROPOSALS FROM LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS FOR FUNDS UNDER PUBLIC LAW 89-10 (ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY EDUCATION ACT OF 1965). THE MEETINGS WERE STAFFED BY FOUR-MAN TEAMS OF CONSULTANTS IN TRAINING DESIGN, EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, AND STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ADMINISTRATION. OBJECTIVES OF THE MEETINGS WERE TO (1) REVIEW THE EVALUATIVE RESEARCH REQUIREMENTS AND OPPORTUNITIES OF PUBLIC LAW 89-10, (2) REVIEW BASIC CONCEPTS IN EVALUATION RESEARCH AND EXPLORE POSSIBLE POINTS OF INFLUENCE WHEREBY STATE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL COULD UPGRADE THE QUALITY OF EVALUATION RESEARCH, (3) EXAMINE TYPICAL RESEARCH DESIGNS, (4) DEVELOP EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, (5) STIMULATE PLANNING FOR LONG-TERM RESEARCH OBJECTIVES, AND (6) PROVIDE A MODEL FOR CONDUCTING CLINICS BY STATE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL FOR LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT PERSONNEL. A ROSTER OF THE STAFF AND PARTICIPANTS WHO ATTENDED EACH OF THE FIVE EASTERN REGION MEETINGS AND THE FOUR WESTERN REGION MEETINGS IS PRESENTED IN THE REPORT. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT THIS TRAINING PROGRAM INDICATED THE FEASIBILITY OF SEVERAL SHORT-TERM MEETINGS WITHIN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME HOLDING THE INTEREST AND ATTRACTING THE PARTICIPATION OF PROFESSIONALS IN THE EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH FIELD. (REFER TO ED 010 230 FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.) (JC)
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Authoring Institution: National Training Labs. Inst. for Applied Behavioral Science, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA