ERIC Number: ED415427
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Youth and the Postindustrial Future.
Evaluation Forum, n12 Sum 1997
This serial is in four sections. Part 1--Features: "American Social Policy"; "A Generational Perspective on Young Adults"; "Rising Income Inequality and Poverty"; "A Victim of Policy Neglect? 'Wealth Inequality'"; "Balancing Growth with Economic Equality"; "Economic Inequality: 'A Comparative View'"; Part 2--Commentary: "The Commentaries of a Panel of Experts on Youth Development, Education, Training, and Employment Policies and Programs" (David Brown, Gary Burtless, Susan Curnan, Andrew Hahn, Robert Ivry, Chris King, Gary Walker and Alan Zuckerman); Part 3: Interview--"An Interview with William Julius Wilson". Part 4 is divided into 3 sections--Evaluation Issues and Activities--International Perspectives on Youth Issues-"An Overview of Research on International Youth Issues";"Youth Training";-The Performance Measurement Movement-Performance" Measurement and Continuous Quality Improvement"; "Challenges in Developing Performance Measures and Standards: 'The Case of Educational Skills'"; "Performance Measurement Systems and the' National Performance Review'"; "Testing the Government Performance and Results Act"; "The Experiences of Other Countries with Performance Measurement"; "Performance Auditing and Evaluation Research"; "More Insights about Performance Auditing and Evaluation Research"; "Comments on the Performance Measurement Movement in Australia"; "Comments on the Performance Measurement Movement in the Netherlands"; "Improving Performance Systems in Supporting Program Goals"; "The Potential Effects of Performance Standards Systems" (Ernst W. Stromsdorfer); 'Alternative Evaluation Approaches': "Testing the Use of Program Applicants in Studying the Net Effects of Social Programs" (Ernst W. Stromsdorfer); "Participatory Mixed-Method Evaluation"; and "The European Commission's Effort to More Effectively Structure Evaluation Activities." Concluding the document is a list of 172 useful references on youth-related issues and evaluation of youth programs. (MN)
Descriptors: Economic Development, Educational Change, Educational Policy, Employment Projections, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Research, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Performance Based Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Poverty, Public Policy, Salary Wage Differentials, Secondary Education, Social Change, Student Evaluation, Theory Practice Relationship, Total Quality Management, Youth Employment, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Netherlands; United States