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ERIC Number: ED128096
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Mar-13
Pages: 21
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Evaluation for Program Development: A Primer for Staff and Parents in Child Development Programs.
Takanishi, Ruby
This primer is designed to provide an introduction to evaluation and its potential value in assisting staffs and parents to provide high quality child development programs for young children. A discussion of two types of evaluation (summative and formative) is followed by a step-by-step program for formative evaluation which includes (1) making a commitment to program improvement, (2) deciding on the focus of evaluation, (3) stating goals and objectives, (4) collecting relevant information, and (5) using the information for program improvement. Useful references are cited for each topic. A bibliography of evaluations of child development programs, and a listing of selected sources for measurement techniques and instruments are also included. Appendixed are the Spodek framework for analyzing programs and a formative evaluation summary worksheet. (MS)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the California Association for the Education of Young Children Conference (Sacramento, California, March 13, 1976)