ERIC Number: ED068189
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Measurements of Impacts of Child Care Programs. Volume 3. Final Report: Part II.
Kilmer, Sally; And Others
An appendix to a report entitled "Alternative Federal Day Care Strategies for the 1970's," this volume identifies and reviews possible measures of specific impacts of child care in such areas as the social, emotional, physical and intellectual development and the educational attainment of children; the child rearing attitudes and employment status of parents; the income of families; and the cost to the government. The sections of the volume are as follows: 1. Introduction; 2. Measuring the Impacts of Child Care Programs on Children; 3. Measuring Impacts of Parent Participation Programs; and 4. Measuring the Economic Impacts of Day Care on Family and Society. The eight appendixes to the volume are: Discussion of the Measurement of Social Impacts (Impact Assessment Techniques are presented in a table); Tests for Preschool and Kindergarten Children Being Evaluated by the Center for the Study of Evaluation, University of California at Los Angeles; Examples of Impact Measures Used with Children in Day Care Settings (presented in tabular format); Examples of Impact Measures Used with Children in National Studies (in tabular format); An Overview of Child Measures Proposed for Use in ETS-OEO Longitudinal Study (in tabular format); Examples of Impact Measures Used with Children in Small Research Studies (in tabular format); Measurement of the Impact of Parent Participation in Child Care Programs (in tabular format); and References. (For related documents, see PS 005 969, 970, 972-983.) (AL)
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Development, Day Care, Economic Factors, Elementary School Students, Emotional Development, Evaluation Methods, Infants, Intellectual Development, Measurement Instruments, Parent Participation, Physical Development, Preschool Children, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Research, Research Reports, Social Development, Social Influences, Tables (Data), Tests
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Institute for Interdisciplinary Studies, Minneapolis, Minn.