ERIC Number: ED211257
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Morning Star Cycle Two (1977-1979): Evaluation.
Sloan, L. V.
Evaluation of cycle two of the (1977-1979) Morning Star program (a 2-year Native teacher education program at the Blue Quills Native Education Centre leading to a Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Alberta) used a systems model to collect data on 24 variables for the 33 participating students, the academic program, and first and second year program outputs. Based on program performance, 27 students (82%) were admitted to the University of Alberta after 1 year; 14 of the 24 students (58%) who completed the 2-year program were continuing their university education; and only 5 participants (21%) obtained a Conditional Teaching Certificate after 2 years. Success rates were at least 20% better for students who were female, under 21 or over 25 years of age, either single or married (as opposed to widowed, divorced, or in a common-law relationship), had no dependents or many (more than two) dependents, could read and write only English (as opposed to English and Cree), had previously been enrolled in some post-secondary training program, and had been employed in non-education jobs for 1 year or less. (NEC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Univ., Edmonton. Faculty of Education.; Blue Quills Native Education Council (Alberta).; Saddle Lake/Athabasca District Council of Chiefs (Alberta).
Identifiers: Alberta; Morning Star Native Teacher Education Program
Note: For presentation to the Board of Morning Star, the Alberta Dept. of Advanced Education and Manpower, the Federal Dept. of Indian and Northern Development, the University of Alberta, the Blue Quills Native Education Council and the Saddle Lake Athabasca District Council of Chiefs. For related documents, see RC 013 062-063.