ERIC Number: EJ209673
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1977
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Legislative Program Evaluation.
Berdahl, Robert O.
New Directions for Institutional Research, No. 16 (Increasino the Public Accountability of Higher Education) v4 n4 p35-65 Win 1977
The processes and effects of state performance audits of postsecondary academic programs are illustrated by case studies in Wisconsin and Virginia. Main problems are: the difficulty of establishing legislative intent; lack of appropriate performance indicators, measures, and standards, and issues of timeliness and impact. (MLW)
Descriptors: Accountability, Case Studies, Community Colleges, Cost Effectiveness, Educational Assessment, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Institutional Research, Outcomes of Education, Performance Criteria, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, State Agencies, State Legislation
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Virginia; Wisconsin