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ERIC Number: ED569238
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 221
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: 978-1-3038-9931-7
Is the Closet Door Still Closed in 2014? A CIPP Model Program Evaluation of Preservice Diversity Training Regarding LGBT Issues
Woodruff, Joseph
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, The University of Alabama
The purpose of this program evaluation was to examine the four components of the CIPP evaluation model (Context, Input, Process, and Product evaluations) in the diversity training program conceptualization and design delivered to College of Education K-12 preservice teachers at a large university in the southeastern United States (referred to in this dissertation as University X) as the training relates to LGBT issues. This research focused on each of the four CIPP components through document analysis of targeted courses and qualitative interviews of program stakeholders. This CIPP evaluation model focused on the formative (Content, Input, and Process) and summative (Product) approaches to improvement of projects, programs, personnel, products, institutions, and systems within the K-12 preservice teachers degree program. "CIPP Program Evaluation Research Questions." 1. "What is the local climate surrounding University X as it relates to LGBT issues?" (Context) 2. "What resources/instructional methods/other materials addressing LGBT diversity issues are made available for K-12 preservice teachers?" (Input) 3. "How is diversity training for K-12 preservice teachers implemented programmatically?" (Process) 4. "What is the perceived impact of the program on K-12 preservice teachers?" (Product). [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page:]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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