ERIC Number: ED078260
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Dec
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Impact of Career Development Program Upon Local Coordinators. Final Report.
Mulford, Charles L.; And Others
The general objective of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of the OCD Career Development Program. The specific objectives were to determine the program's impact on the local civil defense coordinator's knowledge of and ability to build and operate a viable local civil defense organization and to link the official (vertical) civil defense systems to the local community (horizontal) social systems. A portion of the data required to meaningfully evaluate a training program such as the Career Development Program was collected by a mail questionnaire which determined the perceptions of 128 local civil defense graduates of Career Development regarding changes in their knowledge, behavior, attitudes and degree of participation in civil defense-related activities resulting from their attendance at the program. The four impact areas--knowledge, behavior, attitudes and degree of participation--were utilized as the major criteria in assessing the degree to which Staff College is achieving the objectives established for the Career Development Program. (Author)
Descriptors: Civil Defense, Community Coordination, Coordinators, Job Training, On the Job Training, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Research Reports, Self Evaluation, Task Performance
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va. 22151 (AD-758 013, MF $1.45, HC $3.00)
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Sponsor: Defense Civil Preparedness Agency (DOD), Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Univ. of Science and Technology, Ames. Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology.