ERIC Number: ED373852
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
The Computer Science Program, Programmer/Analyst and Micro-Computer Technology: Specific Guide to the Evaluation of Programs of Studies.
Quebec Commission on the Evaluation of Collegiate Teaching (Quebec).
Based on a general guide to the evaluation of programs of studies published by Quebec's Commission d'evaluation de l'enseignement collegial, this guide offers information and describes Commission requirements for planning and completing evaluations of computer science, programmer/analyst, and micro-computer technology programs. The first section presents a brief portrait of the three programs, describing their recent development and conditions which affect their evaluation. The second section presents the Commission's suggested evaluation process, indicating that the four-step process is based on criteria developed in the general guide and asks institutions to describe their current situation; present an assessment; list suggestions for improvement; and provide an overall evaluation based on the Commission's criteria. This section also describes the preparation of the self-evaluation report, indicating that the report should contain a program description, a description of the evaluation process, results of the self-evaluation, as well as supporting documentation. The final section provides worksheets containing questions to be answered in the format they should be presented for the following five general criteria: (1) program relevance; (2) program coherence; (3) the value of teaching methods and support of students; (4) adequacy of human, material, and financial resources; and (5) overall program effectiveness. Appendixes include lists of Commission Expert Advisory Committee members and institutions authorized to offer the computer science programs in 1993-94. (KP)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Quebec Commission on the Evaluation of Collegiate Teaching (Quebec).