ERIC Number: ED235628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Special Education Program Evaluation: A Management Tool. Training Manual. First Edition.
Horvath, Lester J.; And Others
The manual is intended to help administrators evaluate special education programs. Information is organized according to 11 training activities designed for a one day inservice session. Introductory information reviews the purposes of training, and provides suggestions for trainers in planning, conducting, and following up the session. Activities are addressed in terms of the following information: training objective; time required; materials needed; method; introduction; and step-by-step procedures for completing the activity, including lead-ins for the succeeding activity. Activities deal with data collection; determination of sample size; special education enrollment comparisons; data analysis and decision making; reports; needs assessment and training evaluation; program evaluation theories; goals, objectives, and evaluation questions; and alternate sampling procedures. Handout masters and overhead transparency masters are provided. (CL)
Descriptors: Administrators, Data Collection, Decision Making, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Inservice Education, Management Development, Needs Assessment, Program Evaluation
Massachusetts Department of Education, 1385 Hancock St., Quincy, MA 02169 (Publication No. 12428, no price quoted).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Div. of Special Education.; Associates in Professional Technologies, Inc., West Hartford, CT.
Note: For related document, see EC 160 479.