ERIC Number: ED136034
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Models and Procedures for Improving the Planning, Management, and Evaluation of Cooperative Education Programs. Final Report. Volume I.
Blaschke, Charles L.; Steiger, JoAnn
This report of a project to design a set of training guidelines for planning, managing, and evaluating cooperative education programs describes briefly the procedures used in developing the guidelines and model; discusses the various components of the planning, management, and evaluation process; and presents guidelines and criteria for designing an evaluation component and subsequent training workshop. The report is intended to be useful to local education agency project staff involved in planning, managing, and evaluating cooperative education programs. There are nine chapters in the report: (1) A discussion of the need for training in program planning, management, and evaluation, (2) a description of the procedures used in the project to identify and examine a number of cooperative education programs nominated as being exemplary by State education agencies, (3) discussion of planning and managing education programs in general, (4) examination of special problems in planning and managing cooperative education programs, (5) review of basic models (student outcome, program process, and policy evaluation models) for evaluating special programs and projects, (6) presentation of the evaluation model developed by the project and suggested for cooperative education, (7) guidelines for planning and management components of cooperative programs, (8) guidelines for the evaluation model components, and (9) format, guidelines, and sample materials for a training workshop on the model. (Volume II, bound separately, contains appendixes: Materials on project management, objectives, evaluation, and followup collected from the exemplary programs that were examined as background for developing the model.) (HD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Turnkey Systems, Inc., Washington, DC.; Steiger, Fink, and Kosecoff, Inc., McLean, VA.
Note: For a related document see CE 010 181