ERIC Number: ED197976
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
An Evaluation of the National Science Foundation Comprehensive Assistance to Undergraduate Science Education Program, Volume III: Broad View of CAUSE Projects.
Cashell, Jane G.; And Others
Presented is the third in a three-volume report detailing the evaluation of the National Science Foundation Comprehensive Assistance to Undergraduate Science Education (CAUSE) program, a program developed to encourage the improvement in quality and effectiveness of undergraduate science education in institutions of higher education. This volume contains analyses of data gathered using the broad focus techniques of evaluation. Chapter One provides a detailed description of results of two surveys of CAUSE project directors as well as conclusions regarding sections of the surveys in which questions were asked about project implementation, project impact, evaluation, and overall project success. Results of a content analysis of funded proposals in the CAUSE project are presented in Chapter Two. Information is provided relevant to certain aspects of the evaluation issues of concern, with a primary purpose of the content analysis of funded proposals being to provide baseline data to support and drive other baseline activities. (CS)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate for Science Education.
Authoring Institution: Development and Evaluation Associates, Inc., Syracuse, NY.