ERIC Number: ED117296
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Mar-15
Reference Count: N/A
Experienced-Based Career Education; Interim Evaluation Report, FY 1974.
Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA.
The interim report for FY 1974 is the first program evaluation, conducted midway through the first year of operation, of the secondary level Experience-Based Career Education Program at Far West School (FWS). A brief introduction surveys the FWS program and discusses the organization of the report. Section 2, descriptions of data collection instruments and procedures, discusses instrument development and administration and data processing. Section 3, student recruitment and selection, summarizes and analyzes past recruitment policies and discusses recruitment plans. Section 4, student samples, discusses the composition of the FWS student group and the comparison and control groups and their respective demographic characteristics and standardized test results. Section 5, mid-year data, analyzes the results of the student opinion questionnaire, the parent opinion questionnaire, the resource opinion questionnaire, the student attitude scale, and interviews. Section 6, program development data, discusses instrumentation, student learning programs, resource development and use, student diagnosis, and student orientation. Section 7, student use and staff perception of the program discusses the differential use of resources and the staff program questionnaire. Section 8 summarizes the report's major findings, generally concluding that the program was positively received by students and parents. Survey instruments and results are appended. (JR)
Descriptors: Career Education, Demonstration Programs, Educational Programs, Formative Evaluation, Pilot Projects, Program Attitudes, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Questionnaires, Recruitment, Secondary Education, Secondary School Students, Selection, Student Characteristics, 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: Far West Lab. for Educational Research and Development, San Francisco, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California (Oakland)