ERIC Number: ED181182
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Synthesis of Evaluation Programs in Vocational Education at the National Level and in Wisconsin.
Edington, Everett D.; Cruikshank, Kathleen
This report was developed as a result of a study that was conducted to identify and describe evaluation programs in vocational technical education at the national level, within the state of Wisconsin, and within selected local school districts in Wisconsin. The first of five chapters reviews the procedures used to synthesize evaluation programs. Chapter 2 discusses the legal mandates for evaluation in vocational education under the Vocational Education Amendments of 1976. Specific topics discussed include (1) funding and framework of planning, accountability, and evaluation: regulations for the states; (2) federal evaluation requirements; and (3) evaluation under the Vocational Education Amendments of 1976: a three-fold parallel system. The third chapter describes the national evaluation efforts of four major agencies: the National Advisory Council, the United States Office of Education, the National Institute of Education, and the National Center for Research in Vocational Education. The fourth chapter expounds upon vocational education evaluation efforts in Wisconsin. The final chapter briefly summarizes the procedures and method of analysis, gives a short description of the findings, and presents conclusions and recommendations for further research. (LRA)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Evaluation Methods, Federal Government, Federal Regulation, Federal State Relationship, Government Role, National Programs, National Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Secondary Education, State Surveys, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center.
Identifiers: National Advisory Council on Vocational Education; National Center for Research Vocational Education; Office of Education; United States; Vocational Education Amendments 1976; Wisconsin