ERIC Number: ED214110
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
An Adaptation of the "Standards for Evaluations" for the Interpretation of Reading Program Evaluations. Final Report.
Beck, Michael D.
This paper reports on work by an International Reading Association (IRA) committee to develop criteria--for use in judging the superiority of a particular reading program--that may be used by school personnel in the interpretation of evaluation reports. The paper outlines (1) the background of the project, (2) project activities, (3) anticipated uses and usefulness of the guidelines, (4) project funding and staffing, and (5) dissemination and distribution plans. Appendixes include a draft of the guidelines used for the field test, a summary of the comments on the field test guidelines by local district reviewers, a draft of the final IRA guidelines, a memo to IRA committee reviewers of the final draft guidelines, a summary of comments on the final guidelines by IRA committee members, field test reviewers' comments concerning future evaluation activities, and recommendations concerning local uses of the guidelines. (HOD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.