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Rutkowski, Edward, Ed. – Journal of the Midwest History of Education Society, 1982
Divided into four parts, this document presents papers covering: quantitative analysis and educational history, ethnicity and education, educational paradigms, and schooling in the urban heartland. The first paper in part 1, "The Social and Economic Correlates of School Attendance among the Children of Textile Workers, 1890" (D. L. Angus, B. A.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Children, Educational History, Educational Policy
Farabaugh-Dorkins, Cheryl – AIR Professional File, 1991
The study presented in this document was designed to test, through path analysis, a modified version of the Bean and Metzner (1985) model of nontraditional student attrition in an effort to understand why older students frequently dropped out of a large public university in the Midwest. Four variables from Bean and Metzner's model were deleted and…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Dropouts, Higher Education, Models
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Bickman, Leonard, Ed. – New Directions for Program Evaluation, 1990
Eight articles discuss Program Theory (PT) construction issues, administrators as applied theorists, tests of PT, using path analysis to develop/evaluate PT, using PT to describe/measure program quality, developing/testing program classification and function theories, a pattern-matching approach to link PT and evaluation data, and linking PT and…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Classification, Evaluation Methods, Innovation