ERIC Number: ED209323
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Needs Assessment Handbook.
California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.
This handbook is intended to serve as a practical guide for community college and district personnel to use in surveying the needs and preferences of individuals for occupational education. The contents were developed during a three-phase curriculum development project. The most important project phase for developing the handbook consisted of a series of district and college pilot tests of various approaches to needs assessment. As utilized here, the term needs assessment means a survey which measures the perceptions, opinions, preferences, and perceived needs of a population with respect to some aspect of education and educational institutions. Included in the contents are: approaches to conducting a needs assessment; steps in conducting an in-house assessment; contracting with an outside organization; and, selected references. (Author/GK)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.