ERIC Number: ED247989
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
Reference Count: 0
The Improvement of Occcupational Education in Maryland: A Progress Report, Fiscal Year 1984.
Maryland State Board for Community Colleges, Annapolis.
A summary is provided of the fiscal year 1984 activities undertaken as part of the Maryland State Community College Board's (MSCCB's) Management Information System and Program Evaluation efforts. First, the text of a resolution establishing a joint coordinating committee for occupational education programs is presented as approved by the MSBCC and the Maryland State Board of Education. Next, the project summary is provided, including a brief description of the procedures and results associated with the project's three objectives: (1) to conduct statewide studies of credit enrollment, degree recipients, graduate follow-up, leaver (entrant) follow-up, employer follow-up, discipline cost analysis, continuing education data system, and program inventory; and prepare computer files and a report for each study; (2) to run the MSCCB's Community Colleges Program Data Monitoring System and review each of the career programs; and (3) to publish an in-depth evaluation of 48 community college programs and a statewide evaluation of criminal justice/law enforcement programs. Information is provided on the programs designated for evaluation between 1978 and 1983 by discipline; the number of active programs in 1978; the number discontinued between 1978 and 1983; and the number of inactive programs in 1983. Programs designated for qualitative evaluation in 1984 are listed, along with reasons for their assessment. Appendices provide a guide for users of the Program Data Monitoring System and suggestions for using evaluation information to support instructional program evaluations. (AYC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Board for Community Colleges, Annapolis.