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ERIC Number: ED185770
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Dec
Data-Based IEP Development: An Approach to Substantive Compliance.
Deno, Stanley L.; Mirkin, Phyllis K.
The authors describe the development and use of a structured, data base approach to developing individual education programs for special education students. The components of the "Data-Based Program Modification" (DBPM) approach are described to include five decision areas: problem selection; program selection (least restrictive yet most effective); program operationalization (including identification of goals and frequent measurement of goal progress); program improvement; and program certification. Five areas of data gathering in the DBPM are also identified: initial needs assessment, program planning, implementation evaluation, progress evaluation, and outcome evaluation. (CL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Inst. for Research on Learning Disabilities.