ERIC Number: ED190220
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Dec-31
Reference Count: N/A
An Evaluation of the Head Start Bilingual Bicultural Curriculum Development Project. Field Supervisor Observations and Quality Control of Ethnographic Data.
Chesterfield, Ray; Goncalves, Jose
This part of the multimethod Head Start bilingual/bicultural curriculum evaluation (Juarez and Associates 1979), provides a description of the procedures followed to ensure and maintain the quality of ethnographic data over time. Data collection procedures, including ethnographic notes, time and event samples, implementation forms, phone call updates and data analysis are discussed. Data quality control procedures such as field manual development, monitoring field notes, providing feedback to researchers, central processing, parallel observation, mid year reviews and final reviews are described. A brief description of the data collection plan and the rationale for the plan are also provided. The preliminary field manual, field note rating and implementation forms are appended. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Juarez and Associates, Inc., Los Angeles, CA.