ERIC Number: ED450029
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jul-1
Reference Count: N/A
An Evaluation of "Citizen in a Democracy" ("Polgar a Demokraciaban"), Orszagos Kozepiskolai Verseny, 1997-1998.
Cornett, Jeffrey W.; Dziuban, Charles D.; Moskal, Patsy D.; Setenyi, Janos
This evaluation of CIVITAS-Hungary's "Citizen in a Democracy" competition relied on the analysis of a survey instrument, student and teacher interviews, field notes, audio recordings, and program artifacts. The evaluation is concerned with the effects of the "Citizen in a Democracy" competition on students, schools, and families in Hungary and includes suggestions for improvement. The report contains the following sections: "Executive Summary"; "Introduction to the Evaluation"; "Civitas-Hungary Initiatives and the Development of 'Citizen in a Democracy'"; "Methods"; "The 'Citizen in a Democracy' Competition"; "The Structure of the Observed Learning Outcome (SOLO)"; "Survey Results"; "Student Free Responses"; "Teacher Responses"; "The 'Citizen in a Democracy' Protocol and the SOLO Taxonomy"; "Summary"; "Interviews and Observations"; and "Conclusion." Contains 9 notes, 12 figures, 5 tables, and 12 references. Appendixes contain a map of CIVITAS regions with communities, schools, and participants; national competition structure and themes; program; protocol for the Hungarian competition; student instrument for the competition; teacher instrument for the competition; narrative matrix for student free responses for competition; and sample digital photos. (BT)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Florida Law Related Education Association, Tallahassee.; CIVITAS-Hungary, Budapest.
Identifiers - Location: Hungary