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ERIC Number: ED313495
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 36
Abstractor: N/A
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A School-Based Evaluation Model for Accelerating the Education of Students At-Risk.
Fetterman, David M.; Haertel, Edward H.
This paper presents ideas for the development and utilization of a comprehensive evaluation plan for an accelerated school. It contains information about the purposes of a comprehensive evaluation, the evaluation design, and the kinds of data that might be gathered and used. The first section, "An Approach to Evaluation: Multiple Purposes and Multiple Perspectives," includes the following topics: (1) "Formative and Summative Evaluation Purposes"; (2) "An Ethnographic Perspective"; (3) "Intracultural Diversity"; (4) "Contextualization"; (5) "Nonjudgmental Orientation"; (6) "Emic or Insider's Perception"; and (7) "A Quantitative Perspective." The second section, "Getting Started: The Baseline Description, Summative Design, and Formative Evaluation Procedures," covers the following topics: (1) "A Baseline Description of the Accelerated School"; (2) Developing an Overall Evaluation Plan"; (3) "Comparative Bases for Summative Evaluation"; (4) "Time"; (5) "Curriculum and Instructional Methods"; (6) "Decision Making"; and (7) "Establishing Formative Evaluation Procedures." The second section, "Monitoring Progress: Ongoing Evaluation of Student Learning," includes the following topics: (1) "Systematic Classroom Observations"; (2) "Portfolios of Student Work"; (3) "Homework"; (4) "Grades and Report Cards"; (5) "Standardized Tests"; and (6) "Summing Up." Four notes and 50 references are included. (JS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Language: English
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