ERIC Number: ED095090
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Development of a Cost Analysis Model Which Schools May Use to Determine Budget Needs for Implementing Individually Guided Education (IGE).
Boardman, G. R.; Hudson, C. Cale
This report, divided into six sections, is a summary of a study to research the costs of implementing Individually Guided Instruction (IGE). Section 1 introduces IGE and gives a brief overview of all studies conducted as part of the Institute for Development of Educational Activities grant to Teachers College, University of Nebraska. Section 2, "Need for the Study," reviews related research literature, and the value of the study. Section 3, "Purpose of the Study," includes: (a) a statement of purpose, (b) assumptions, (c) delimitations and limitations, and (d) definitions of study. Section 4, "Procedures," includes information on the sample, data collection, and data analysis. Section 5, "Presentation and Interpretation," includes discussions and interpretations relating to startup and ongoing costs associated with specific cost factors relating to (a) staff development, (b) instructional personnel, (c) instructional materials, (d) administration, (e) public relations, (f) physical plant, (g) league participation, and (h) supplementary funding. Section 6, "Summary and Conclusions," summarizes the purpose and design of the study, draws conclusions presented in 16 points, illustrates cost changes anticipated for a traditional school move to the IGE program, and recommends five areas for further research. (Four appendixes are included.) (PD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Institute for Development of Educational Activities, Dayton, OH.
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Lincoln. Teachers Coll.