ERIC Number: ED338126
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Student Goals Exploration User's Manual: Classroom Research Guide. Preliminary Edition.
Stark, Joan S.; And Others
This manual, the first part of a guide to assist colleges in field-testing the survey instrument, "Student Goals Exploration" (SGE), is a non-technical treatment for use by faculty members in their classes. The SGE is a comprehensive survey instrument designed to measure student goals for attending college and for enrolling in specific courses. Section I, "About the Student Goals Exploration," gives an overview of the uses and structure of the SGE including theory and assumptions, selecting the appropriate version, sample uses, description of the sections, overview of the scales and scale items, and interpretation. Section II, "Using the SGE for Classroom Research," describes classroom versions of the SGE, examples of its uses, and choosing appropriate uses. Also covered are how to add goal items, administer score and score the survey, develop a class profile, link with other data bases, and report and discuss results. This section also presents cautions, limitations, and conclusions. Section III, "The SGE Inventories," contains the three classroom research versions and a faculty perspective version. Appendixes include computer coding and data processing instructions, typical group profiles, and a reserve items pool. Nineteen references are included. (JB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research to Improve Postsecondary Teaching and Learning, Ann Arbor, MI.