ERIC Number: ED328762
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Jan
Systems of Performance Standards and Accountability for Vocational Education. Guidelines for Development. Working Papers.
Hoachlander, E. Gareth
This paper provides guidelines in a question-and-answer format for developing systems of performance standards and accountability for vocational education. The seven questions answered in the guide are the following: What are performance measures and standards? What types of performance measures and standards should be developed? How many measures and standards should be developed? Why is it necessary to measure changes over time? What constitutes good performance measures and standards? What kinds of statistical controls need to be incorporated into a system of performance standards and measures? and How might one proceed with developing a system of standards and measures? Each question in answered in an outline format of several statements. (KC)
Descriptors: Accountability, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Evaluation Methods, Guidelines, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Secondary Education, Standards, Vocational Education
National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Materials Distribution Service, Horrabin Hall 46, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455 (Order No. MDS-232: $1.00).
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Paper prepared for the Fall Leadership Conference of the National Association of State Directors of Vocational Technical Education Consortium (Seattle, WA, September 1990).