ERIC Number: ED218498
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Determining How to Summarize Information. An Introduction to Needs Assessment. Special Community Service and Continuing Education Project. Final Report.
Beatty, Paulette T.; And Others
One of a series of instructional booklets designed to introduce adult education program planners to the basic concepts integral to and alternative strategies for conducting needs assessments, this instructional booklet deals with determining how to summarize information. Described first is the relationship of the process of determining how to summarize information to the entire needs assessment process. Following a discussion of the concept of filtering need information, criteria are suggested for use in data screening procedures. Next, procedures are provided for condensing information. Also examined is the process of organizing data into meaningful clusters to facilitate appropriate subsequent action. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Coll. of Education.