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ERIC Number: ED340949
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 118
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-56009-011-1
Evaluating Guidance Programs: A Practitioner's Guide.
Johnson, Sharon K.; Whitfield, Edwin A.
This guide provides a comprehensive guidance program evaluation or it can be used to evaluate selected parts of a program. Chapter 1 "What Is Guidance Program Evaluation? by Sharon K. Johnson, introduces evaluation concepts. Chapter 2 "Results-Based Guidance Programs" by C. D. Johnson introduces the elements common to results-based guidance models. Chapter 3 "Guidance Program Evaluation: The Program Audit" by Norman C. Gysbers examines the readiness of a guidance program for results evaluation. Chapter 4 "Assessing Results" by C. D. Johnson provides criteria for determining whether a guidance program is results-based for the purposes of program evaluation. Chapter 5 "Using Evaluation Results" by Edwin A. Whitfield addresses the purposes and uses of both process and product evaluation data. Chapter 6 "Implementing the Evaluation Plan: Planning, Forming Questions, Seeking Answers" by Harry N. Drier, C. D. Johnson, Sharon K. Johnson, and Edwin A. Whitfield describes the process of developing an evaluation plan in a step-by-step format. The Epilogue "The Person-Oriented Approach in Evaluating Career Guidance Programs" by John O. Crites discusses how career guidance programs will be evaluated in the future. Appendix A "Needs Assessment Models: What, Why, When, and When Not" by C. D. Johnson and Edwin A. Whitfield describes five types of needs assessment models. References for evaluation resources are included. (ABL)
American College Testing Publications, P.O. Box 168, Iowa City, IA 52243 ($17.95; quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Consortium of State Career Guidance Supervisors, Columbus, OH.; American Coll. Testing Program, Iowa City, IA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A