ERIC Number: ED179249
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Cost-Effectiveness Analysis and Instructional Technology: A Review of Conceptual Issues and Selected References.
Doughty, Philip; And Others
This document presents an overview of the current status of cost-effectiveness analysis and related techniques as they should be and are being applied to the field of educational technology, including an annotated bibliography of cost-effectiveness. Intended for practitioners with a basic understanding of instructional technology, this report is designed to guide improvement in the design, conduct, and use of cost-effectiveness studies in this area. Initial narrative sections examine the concepts and practice of cost-effectiveness evaluation and/or analysis as applied to instructional technology, and provide an overview of the literature on this topic. Citations are included throughout this portion of the document so that more informed selections of follow-up literature can be made. An appendix provides a review of the development of the practice of cost-effectiveness analysis of instructional technology programs and a brief review of that literature. Citations in this section are included in the list of references. (Author)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Program Evaluation, Research Reviews (Publications)
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Publication Type: Information Analyses
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Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources, Syracuse, NY.