ERIC Number: ED261015
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Publication Date: 1985
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Evaluating Instructional Programs. Second Edition.
Tuckman, Bruce Wayne
This book details a total approach to writing objectives, designing measuring instruments, performing objective comparisons, and avoiding pitfalls in conducting three types of instructional program evaluations. Chapters discuss issues, problems, and solutions in the following sequence: (1) an overview of instructional program evaluation; (2) defining the quality of instructional programs; (3) program components: outcomes, inputs, process; (4) different kinds of evaluation design; (5) specifying and auditing outcomes; (6) surveying the inputs and processes from the classroom; (7) assessing the type of teaching; (8) evaluating the quality of criterion-referenced tests; (9) operational guidelines for doing formative evaluation; (10) operational guidelines for doing summative evaluation; (11) operational guidelines for doing ex post facto evaluation; (12) qualitative/case study evaluation; and (13) issues and advice. The appendixes include four case studies of formative evaluation, summative evaluation, ex post facto evaluation, and qualitative evaluation. (JD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Formative Evaluation, Higher Education, Program Evaluation, Summative Evaluation
Allyn and Bacon, Inc., Rockleigh, NJ 07647 ($27.95).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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