ERIC Number: ED340854
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Oregon Alliance for Program Improvement: 1989-90 Report.
Dunham, Daniel B.
This annual report describes five projects of the Oregon Alliance for Program Improvement, which provides work-relevant education and training services in leadership, professional competence, and organizational effectiveness. First is an aggregated report of nearly 30 vocational education program improvement field study projects conducted between 1985 and 1990; reported results include information gathered from a survey of over 20,000 students, 3,000 parents, 900 employers, and 2,500 teachers on the role of vocational education. Key findings for each group of respondents and conclusions from aggregated results are followed by 37 pages of graphs and charts depicting responses to each item, Next is provided the draft instrument used for evaluation of regional cooperative vocational-technical and 2+2 programs, followed by the draft instrument for Workforce 2000 request for proposal evaluation, a means of gathering opinions concerning the funding application and approval process. Proposed questions developed by the Alliance for the first interim Workforce 2000 report are provided. The Alliance's involvement in review of Workforce 2000 proposals is reflected in an analysis and summary of characteristics of statewide Workforce 2000 proposals. Information is reported in five categories: program areas, common baseline evaluation components, unique features of applications, common baseline data/information elements, and unique data/evaluation elements. (NLA)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Competency Based Education, Data Collection, Educational Strategies, Evaluation Methods, Field Studies, Grants, Long Range Planning, Program Attitudes, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Program Proposals, Role of Education, State Aid, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Div. of Vocational Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Oregon Alliance for Program Improvement, Corvallis.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon