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Cost-Analysis of NSF Sponsored Programs [microform] : An Exploratory Study. Research Paper No. 18 / Jane E. Stoller
Bib ID 5344559
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Stoller, Jane E
 
Online Versions
Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1975 
25 p. 
Summary

In the first part of this cost-analysis of National Science Foundation (NSF) institutes, the financing of the University of Wyoming Portal School Project is described and expenditures and outcomes of the program for the years 1971-1974 are estimated. The average cost of the project to the NSF was $1.30 per teacher participation hour. The cost of this project was compared to that of four other NSF programs. In the second part of this report, the cost-effectiveness of various NSF summer institutes for teachers was determined based on teacher and student gains in science test scores. The average cost of a summer institute for physics teachers was $58.50 per teacher percentage point gain in test score. The cost-effectiveness of another summer institute in physics is given on the basis of increase in student performance on three tests. (BB)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.

Contract Number: NSF-GW-6800.

ERIC Note: For related documents, see SE 023 784-792.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Accountability.  |  Cost Effectiveness.  |  Educational Research.  |  Federal Programs.  |  Inservice Teacher Education.  |  Institutes (Training Programs)  |  Program Costs.  |  Program Effectiveness.  |  Science Education.  |  Summer Programs.  |  National Science Foundation  |  Minnesota Research and Evaluation Project
Form/genre Reports, Research.
Other authors/contributors Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Coll. of Education
Available From ERIC 
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500 |aSponsoring Agency: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.|5ericd
500 |aContract Number: NSF-GW-6800.|5ericd
500 |aERIC Note: For related documents, see SE 023 784-792.|5ericd
520 |aIn the first part of this cost-analysis of National Science Foundation (NSF) institutes, the financing of the University of Wyoming Portal School Project is described and expenditures and outcomes of the program for the years 1971-1974 are estimated. The average cost of the project to the NSF was $1.30 per teacher participation hour. The cost of this project was compared to that of four other NSF programs. In the second part of this report, the cost-effectiveness of various NSF summer institutes for teachers was determined based on teacher and student gains in science test scores. The average cost of a summer institute for physics teachers was $58.50 per teacher percentage point gain in test score. The cost-effectiveness of another summer institute in physics is given on the basis of increase in student performance on three tests. (BB)
530 |aMay also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:|uhttps://eric.ed.gov/
533 |aMicrofiche.|b[Washington D.C.]:|cERIC Clearinghouse|emicrofiches : positive.
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650 1 7 |aCost Effectiveness.|2ericd
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650 1 7 |aInstitutes (Training Programs)|2ericd
650 0 7 |aProgram Costs.|2ericd
650 0 7 |aProgram Effectiveness.|2ericd
650 1 7 |aScience Education.|2ericd
650 1 7 |aSummer Programs.|2ericd
653 1 |aNational Science Foundation
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710 2 |aMinnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Coll. of Education.
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