ERIC Number: ED241724
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Quantitative Evaluation of 1981-1982 Vocational Education Programs.
Wright, Calvin E.; Kim, Yungho
In order to determine the effectiveness of vocational education programs in the California secondary schools and regional occupational centers and programs (ROC/P), a survey was taken of a random selection of 1,164 high school programs and 500 programs of ROC/P. Data were gathered through program self-assessment questionnaires and analyzed into nine areas that could be used as indicators. These nine areas were treated as ordinal scales measuring the following: quality, availability, student services, facilities and equipment, teacher-pupil ratio, teacher qualifications, student achievement, sex fairness, and services for special populations. Mean scale values for each of the nine areas were computed for secondary schools and ROC/Ps separately by principal program, by program area, and for all high school and ROC/P programs. (Tables identifying the principal programs and giving their comparison scores for each of the nine accountability areas are presented in this report, along with comparison data from the previous three years. Some items are summarized.) (KC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Disabilities, Educational Equipment, Educational Facilities, Exceptional Persons, Mainstreaming, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Pupil Personnel Services, Secondary Education, Sex Fairness, Student Teacher Ratio, Teacher Qualifications, Vocational Education, Vocational Schools
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Educational Evaluation and Research, Inc., Menlo Park, CA.