ERIC Number: ED198350
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluation of LEAA Funded Courts Training Programs. Volume II.
McManis Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.
These appendixes to the final report of the evaluation of eight Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA)-funded courts training institutes contain individual case studies, survey instruments, a manual for conducting an ongoing evaluation, and a discussion of training and its evaluation. The twelve case studies presented in the first appendix include summaries of major findings and information on major changes and trends in the given jurisdiction, the incidence and impact of training in the jurisdiction, the nature of the area, court jurisdictions, the appellate and trial courts and training, and the prosecutor and defender systems. A participant interview, a comparison interview, a supervisor/peer interview, a board of directors interview, and an instructor questionnaire are provided in the second appendix. The third appendix consists of a manual for conducting LEAA courts training program evaluations. Topics covered in the manual include determining data needs, visiting training sites, designing data collection materials, and data collection procedures. Various interview and evaluation forms and check lists are provided. Literature, concepts, and methods pertaining to training and its evaluation are discussed in the fourth appendix. Bibliographies contain 116 citations. (The evaluation report is available through ERIC-- see note.) (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adults, Case Studies, Check Lists, Court Judges, Courts, Data Analysis, Educational Assessment, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Needs, Institutes (Training Programs), Professional Continuing Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Public Officials, Questionnaires, Records (Forms), Training
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (Dept. of Justice), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: McManis Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.