ERIC Number: ED249964
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
"On the Level" Final Report on Formative Evaluation. Research Report 77.
Agency for Instructional Television, Bloomington, IN.
This report describes a formative evaluation and presents an overview of the background and design of an instructional television series, "On the Level," designed to encourage teenagers' personal and social development. The series includes 12 15-minute video programs, 12 audio programs, and a student workbook. The design issues discussed include overall project goals and instructional design specifications. Research and evaluation activities reported include (1) the concept design, development and review; (2) treatment and script evaluation; and (3) program evaluation using data collected through student and teacher questionnaires, observation of teacher-led discussions, and evaluator-led discussions. Appendices list the essential and desirable intended outcomes as well as the theme and plot descriptions for each of the 12 programs, which cover the topics of dealing with conflict, accepting feelings, developing self-concept, coping with stress, changing family relationships, loneliness, career aspirations, peer group membership, friendship, love, prejudice, and thinking. Also appended are an evaluation activity schedule, summary capsules from the evaluations, and data collection measures, including the teacher and student questionnaires, the discussion profile, and the discussion profile coding graph. (LMM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Coping, Educational Television, Formative Evaluation, Interpersonal Competence, Material Development, Programing (Broadcast), Secondary Education, Social Development, Student Attitudes, Television Research, Television Viewing
Agency for Instructional Technology, Box A, Bloomington, IN 47402 ($20.00 for set of 8 reports).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Agency for Instructional Television, Bloomington, IN.