ERIC Number: ED265006
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
A Program Evaluation Model for Migrant Higher Education.
California State Univ., Fresno.
This technical report outlines the evaluation methodology used to conduct the 1984-85 High School Equivalency Programs/College Assistance for Migrant Programs (HEP/CAMP) National Evaluation Project, with special emphasis upon how this methodology might be adapted to meet evaluation requirements of local HEP and CAMP programs. Section 1 describes two methods by which programs may evaluate outcomes using the national evaluation model: a longitudinal method of tracking groups of former participants from year-to-year and a quasi-longitudinal method allowing comparison of accumulative outcomes of groups of participants enrolled in different years. Also identified are student outcomes used to assess program impact in the national evaluation; ways to measure outcomes using program documents and survey items; types of program data that should be routinely maintained to simplify the evaluation process; and an effective, inexpensive student survey plan. Section 2 summarizes data analysis procedures, suggests how local programs may use such procedures to develop and maintain a longitudinal data set on their own participants, and provides suggestions regarding computer hardware and software requirements. Section 3 presents a method for consolidating local HEP/CAMP program data into a nationally representative pool of information to serve local, regional, and national migrant education interests. Participant questionnaires in English and Spanish are appended. (NEC)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Fresno.