ERIC Number: ED113911
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Oct
Reference Count: 0
The Formative Evaluation Design of the Vocabulary Development Project. Occasional Paper 31.
Krus, Patricia H.; And Others
Described are the formative evaluation procedures used to assess materials to teach educable mentally retarded children concepts and skills in the areas of money, measurement, and time. It is explained that "formative" evaluation refers to assessment of an instructional product during its development, in order to identify ways in which the materials can be modified. Four stages of the overall project evaluation plan are outlined. Aspects of the formative evaluation design focused on include the six instructional variables assessed, such as instructional effectiveness, the sources of input, such as a teacher review board. Appended is a sample evaluation form for teacher use. (LS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Research, Development, and Demonstration Center in Education of Handicapped Children.