9780890797310

Follow-Up Studies : A Practitioner's Handbook and Diskettes

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  • ISBN13:

    9780890797310

  • ISBN10:

    0890797315

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-12-01
  • Publisher: Pro Ed
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Table of Contents

PREFACE TO SERIES vii(2)
PREFACE ix(2)
USING THE COMPUTER DISK xi
CHAPTER 1 Conducting a Follow-Up Study
1(2)
CHAPTER 2 Deciding What You Want To Know
3(12)
Demographic Information
3(1)
High School Programs and Experiences
3(1)
High School Transition Planning and Services
4(1)
Perceptions of High School Experiences
5(1)
Postschool Transition Services and Perceptions
6(1)
Postschool Outcomes
6(6)
Summary
12(3)
CHAPTER 3 Identifying Participants for Your Survey
15(4)
Drawing a Sample of Participants with Special Needs
15(1)
Drawing a Sample of General Education Participants
16(1)
Determining When To Conduct the Postschool Survey
16(1)
Collecting Postschool Data from Participants
17(1)
Replacing Nonparticipants
17(2)
CHAPTER 4 Designing Your Survey Forms
19(16)
Demographic Information
19(1)
High School Programs and Experiences
20(3)
High School Transition Planning and Services
23(3)
Perceptions of the High School Program
26(1)
Postschool Transition Services and Perceptions
27(1)
Postschool Outcomes
27(7)
Summary
34(1)
CHAPTER 5 Developing, Field Testing, Revising, and Administering Your Survey
35(8)
Protecting the Rights of Your Participants
35(1)
Developing an Interviewer Handbook
36(2)
Field Testing and Revising Your Survey Form, Procedures, and Interviewer Handbook
38(1)
Selecting and Training Interviewers
38(2)
Measuring Consistency
40(1)
Administering Your Survey
40(1)
Summary
41(2)
CHAPTER 6 Using the Information You Have Gathered
43(6)
Refer Back to What You Wanted To Know and Who Will Use the Information
43(1)
Analyze Your Results
44(1)
Present Your Findings
45(2)
Use the Results To Improve Your Program
47(1)
Summary
48(1)
APPENDIX A Notes to Program Evaluation Resource Person
49(8)
Adding Response Values to Survey Forms
49(1)
Assigning Response Values to Questions with Yes/No Checklist Formats
50(1)
Legitimate Skips
50(1)
Selecting Appropriate Response Values for Related Questions
51(3)
Adding Variable Names to Survey Forms
54(3)
APPENDIX B Excerpts from Sample Interviewer Handbook Iowa Transition Project Interviewer Notes: Post-High-School Interviewer Form
57(4)
General Information
57(1)
Introduction
58(1)
A. Academic and Lifelong Learning
59(1)
B. Daily Living and Money Management
59(1)
C. Leisure and Social Interaction
60(1)
APPENDIX C Examples of Follow-Up Study Reports
61(4)
APPENDIX D Sample Table and Figures
65(4)
REFERENCES 69

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