ERIC Number: ED064527
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluation Study of NCEC Information Analysis Products: Final Report. Volume I. Description of Study Methodology and Findings.
The quality and utility of NCEC information analysis products, including ERIC clearinghouse products, PREP reports, and EMC bibliographies, are evaluated. The chapters in this volume of the evaluation study are as follows: I. Introduction, which describes the NCEC information analysis products, issues to be addressed, study approach, and report organization; II. Summary, which provides an overview of the entire study in capsule form; III. Review of Survey Methodology, which presents a detailed account of the survey methodology; IV. Description of the Respondent Populations, which describes the survey respondent populations by their various user characteristics; V. Survey Findings on Respondents' Familiarity with NCEC Information Analysis Products, which presents and discusses data concerning familiarity levels of respondent populations; VI. Comparison of the Two Samples in the General Field Survey, which is a simple comparative display of the overall evaluations of substantive papers; VII. Report on the Evaluation Data of NCEC Information Analysis Products, which provides several aggregated data analyses; and VIII. Summary Findings, Conclusions, and Recommendations, which are organized by study objectives and issues. Seven appendixes provide the following: Listing of Documents in Product Sample; Forms Used in Obtaining Level-of-Effort and Level-of-Visibility Data; Tabulations on Semi-Professional/Clerical and Non-Labor Costs; Complete Questionnaire Packages; Documentation of Sampling Procedures; Additional Analysis Tables; and Glossary. (For related document, see ED 064 528.) (DB)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Comparative Analysis, Educational Resources, Evaluation Methods, Information Utilization, Literature Reviews, Professional Personnel, Publications, Questionnaires, Reports, Research Methodology, Statistical Analysis, Summative Evaluation, Surveys, Tables (Data), Use Studies
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Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: System Development Corp., Falls Church, VA.