ERIC Number: EJ1131420
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Abstractor: As Provided
Creating Robust Evaluation of ATE Projects
Eddy, Pamela L.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice, v41 n6 p374-380 2017
Funded grant projects all involve some form of evaluation, and Advanced Technological Education (ATE) grants are no exception. Program evaluation serves as a critical component not only for evaluating if a project has met its intended and desired outcomes, but the evaluation process is also a central feature of the grant application itself. Funders want to assure that their funding dollars are effective, and creation and implementation of a robust evaluation plan helps assure that project claims are met. Critically, evaluation plans help identify key implications for the field and provide feedback to interventions or project activities during the duration of the grant.
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Technology Education, Grants, Federal Programs, Community Colleges, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Needs, Accountability, Program Improvement, Research Methodology, Research Design
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Two Year Colleges; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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