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Evaluating Educational Programs

  • George B. Forsythe
  • James C. Sadler
  • Ruth de Bliek

Abstract

Having snatched a few moments out of a busy schedule to go through paperwork which had piled up on the desk, Dr. Peffer noticed the report of last week’s department education committee meeting. The minutes reminded him of the lively discussion that had taken place during the meeting about the educational goals of the department and whether or not they were being adequately addressed by the residency program. A survey of recent graduates suggested that some of the goals may not be emphasized as much as they should be. As director of the residency program, Dr. Peffer was concerned about his inability to offer more than just his opinion about the program’s effectiveness in attaining the goals. At the department chairperson’s request, he agreed to undertake a systematic evaluation of the residency program. But how?

Keywords

Educational Program Program Evaluation Residency Program Evaluation Effort Program Component 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • George B. Forsythe
  • James C. Sadler
  • Ruth de Bliek

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