ERIC Number: ED160245
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Project Developmental Continuity: Field Procedures Manual.
This operations manual for field staff (site monitors, site coordinators, and testers) involved in the observation and testing of children is part of a series of documents on the evaluation of Project Developmental Continuity (PDC), a Head Start demonstration program aimed at providing educational and developmental continuity between children's Head Start and primary school experiences. The manual is divided into 8 sections: (1) a description of the PDC program and its evaluation; (2) the organizational structure, job descriptions and initial planning activities of the data collectors (observers and testers); (3) general procedures to be followed at each site; (4) general instructions for child observations; (5) general instructions for administering child tests; (6) situations that testers encounter and what to do about them; (7) monitoring and review procedures; and (8) field logistics (i.e., logging and mailing materials, communications, payment procedures, and taxes). (SE)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC. Early Childhood Research and Evaluation Branch.
Authoring Institution: High/Scope Educational Research Foundation, Ypsilanti, MI.