ERIC Number: ED117293
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Sep-30
Reference Count: N/A
Career Education Program: FY 1974: Final Evaluation Report: Volume 1.
Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
The final evaluation report provides an assessment and discussion of the FY 1974 activities of the Research for Better Schools' Career Education Program, one of four employer-based career education programs currently funded by the National Institute for Education. The introduction (section 1) provides an overview of the evaluation activities and the conduct of the project. Student population (section 2) describes the experimental and comparison groups utilized in the project. Formative evaluation (section 3) describes the program elements and how they functioned during FY 1974. Summative evaluation (section 4) focuses on the testing of hypotheses posed for the project. Summary and recommendations (section 5) contains an overview of the major findings and the implications and recommendations of these findings for further program development and expansion. It was concluded that students, parents, employers, and public school representatives reacted positively to the program, both personally and as an educational contribution. (Author)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Career Education, Career Exploration, Cooperative Programs, Educational Assessment, Educational Programs, Evaluation Criteria, Formative Evaluation, Program Content, Program Evaluation, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Student Characteristics, Summative Evaluation, Tables (Data), Testing, Tests, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Career Education Program.
Authoring Institution: Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania (Philadelphia)