ERIC Number: ED208186
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Aug-31
Reference Count: 0
Design of a National Cost-Benefit Study of Vocational Education at the Secondary, Postsecondary and Adult Levels: State of the Art Report.
Simison, Diane; And Others
This report examines the state of the art of utilizing cost-benefit methodologies to evaluate the returns on investments in vocational education. The objectives and format of the report and the literature search methodology employed in it are outlined. Presented next is an overview of the diverse literature related to cost-benefit analysis, including discussions of literature relating to the economics of education, cost-benefit and educational evaluation theories, cost-benefit applications in vocational education, and vocational education data sources. A total of 32 abstracts of some of the major literature in each of these areas is provided. Included in the final section of the report are bibliographies of works in each of the areas. (Related reports on other components of the project and the final project report are available separately through ERIC--see note.) (MN)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Cost Effectiveness, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Economics, Educational Economics, Educational Research, Evaluation Methods, Feasibility Studies, Models, National Surveys, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Research Design, Research Methodology, Secondary Education, State of the Art Reviews, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rehab Group, Inc., Arlington, VA.
Note: For related documents see CE 030 246-249.