ERIC Number: ED105622
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Deriving Objectives: Training Unit 3.
Jenks, Charles L.; And Others
Increasingly, schools are being asked to be explicit about what they intend to accomplish, how they are going to accomplish their intents, and how well they have succeeded. This training unit seeks to assist school personnel in one of the essential phases of these three tasks, that of translating long-range educational goals into usable objectives that will provide guidance in selecting curricula that will contribute toward students' accomplishment of the goals and that will provide guidance in measuring the effectiveness of the selected programs. The unit emphasizes the importance of viewing goal refinement as a logical and continuous process. This means that goals are translated into increasingly specific objectives that logically follow the previous level until a useful level is reached, and that the results of the process should not be viewed as final but as subject to constant review and revision by users. The four modules in this unit cover the goal refinement process, the screening of objectives, the analysis of sets of curricular objectives, and the district planning for goal refinement. (Author/IRT)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA.