ERIC Number: ED062047
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Programs Designed to Improve the Education of Mexican-American Pupils.
Thonis, Eleanor Wall
An overview of factors that should be included in writing an evaluation of programs designed to improve the educational opportunities of Mexican American children is presented in this paper. The factors included are the statement of the problem with which the special program deals, presentation of the background information, and the steps needed for actual investigation. Investigation of the program is discussed in terms of such factors as the subjects, the educational plan, length of time, comparison groups, methods and instruments by which to gather data, means for analyzing data, procedures for controlling significant variables, and predictions or outcomes expected as stated in the hypotheses. This paper does not present "a rigorous nor a highly sophisticated approach to a research design;" however, "it does draw attention to the many variables that exist within any educational plan, and it does provide a simplified framework for examining such variables." (NQ)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Note: Second edition