ERIC Number: ED200769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Staff Preparation in Consumer's Education (S.P.I.C.E.). Product Evaluation Report 1978-79.
This report details evaluation of a project to train staff members from Saginaw, Michigan, elementary schools to infuse consumer education concepts into the existing elementary curriculum. Following a description of the project, the next section presents and analyzes data concerning the status of three process objectives: conduct teacher trainer sessions, detailed plan covering personnel and total activities, and six days of inservice training for all recruits. The third section of the report presents and analyzes data on the five product objectives: (1) develop and finalize a Consumer's Education Training Syllabus, (2) Classroom Visitation Logs of trainer/trainee visits will be kept by project director, (3) conduct consumer economics awareness activities involving community representatives and building level staff, (4) obtain student test data for grades 5-6 concerning the impact of consumer economics education, and (5) carry out wrap-up and dissemination activities. The fourth section contains a chart summarizing product objective attainment. Two recommendations based on the evaluation conclude the report. Appendixes, amounting to over two-thirds of the report, include proposal version of objectives, tests and questionnaires, project correspondence, and articles from various publications. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Community Involvement, Consumer Education, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Faculty Development, Fused Curriculum, Grade 5, Grade 6, Inservice Teacher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Observation, Program Evaluation, School Community Relationship, Student Evaluation, Summative Evaluation
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Saginaw Public Schools, MI.