ERIC Number: ED200697
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
ESEA Title VII Chinese Bilingual Program. Community School District One. Final Evaluation Report, 1979-1980.
Young, John; Driscoll, Berle M.
This report examines the progress and achievements of a Title VII Chinese Bilingual Program conducted in New York City in 1979-1980. The economic and ethnic composition of the school district and the school population are discussed in the introduction. The evaluation's design and data collection procedures are outlined along with the program's goals and objectives. The bilingual program's instructional scheme is examined in terms of class organization and curriculum instruction. Materials and techniques used in various content areas are described in a grade by grade breakdown that covers grades 1 through 9. Content areas include: (1) English language activities; (2) Chinese reading and language arts; (3) reading; (4) mathematics; (5) activities related to culture; and (6) the use of educational and cultural resources. Observations regarding attendance and parent involvement are drawn from attendance records and questionnaires. The results of a language assessment battery and the parents' questionnaires are presented. The report concludes with a positive evaluation of the program. (APM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Chinese, Chinese Americans, Class Organization, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups, Instructional Materials, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Community School District 1, New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII