ERIC Number: ED183099
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Quality Control Study: Methodological Report, Volume II.
Macro Systems, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.; Westat Research, Inc., Rockville, MD.
The Basic Educational Opportunity Grant Quality Control Study, Volume II focuses on study procedures used for the analytical report recorded in Volume I of the study. Copies of all data collection forms are included along with file layouts, field procedures and other general information letters. It is intended to provide a description of the sampling procedures that were followed in drawing the institutional and student/parent respondents; the preparation of the data forms, which include questionnaires, coding forms, and instructional letters; the pilot study; and the actual fielding of the study. The accompanying appendix, which is bound separately, contains: file format for institutional master file; procedures for selecting student sample from institutional records; summary report of pilot test; proposed tolerance levels; and field procedures documentation. Also provided are tables, figures, and exhibits that offer such information as ADS samples; flow diagram for preparation of sampling forms; flow chart of IRS activities; project summary sheet; parent coding form; status of school sample; disposition file update; BEOG validation form; and variability statistics. (LC)
Descriptors: College Students, Computation, Data Collection, Educational Finance, Eligibility, Federal Aid, Financial Needs, Higher Education, Measurement Techniques, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Quality Control, Records (Forms), Sampling, Student Costs, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Surveys
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Student Financial Assistance (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Macro Systems, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.; Westat Research, Inc., Rockville, MD.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Basic Educational Opportunity Grants