ERIC Number: ED118345
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Research and Evaluation Design for the Choctaw Bilingual Education Program, 1975-76.
York, Kennith; And Others
Emphasizing the role of evaluation in program development, this publication describes the Mississippi Choctaw Bilingual Education Program (BECOM), its philosophy, goals, objectives, and proposed evaluation plan. Major components of this K-3 program are identified as: (1) Instruction; (2) Curriculum and Materials Development; (3) Management; (4) Staff Development; and (5) Parent-Community Involvement. Areas of research and evaluation are identified as: (1) English as a Second Language; (2) Survey of Existing Educational Conditions; and (3) Overall Program Evaluation. Identifying self-concept, academic achievement, language dominance, and oral English proficiency as variables to be measured, the research/evaluation design is described as one that will: (1) determine the setting in which bilingual education occurs; (2) describe the program participants; (3) determine the progress of each program component; (4) determine the effectiveness of each component in causing bilingual education to occur; (5) determine the accomplishments of the participants and the entire program. Also presented is a timeline chart which describes: (1) the research question; (2) the data source or population; (3) instrument or method; (4) interval and number of measures; (5) time of measure; (6) person responsible; and (7) method of analysis. (JC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Bilingual Education.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, Philadelphia.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi