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Module 6 Assignment 1 ppt

Area of need in Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability

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Module 6 Assignment 1 ppt

  1. 1. Accountability Trends in Bilingual Education Maria Cieslak Walden University PhD in Education: Graduate Student Assessment, Evaluation, and Accountability
  2. 2. Source: U.S. Census Bureau 2013 American Community Survey
  3. 3. Gates, G. S. & Lichtenberg, K. (2005). Accountability data and decision making in Texas bilingual education programs. Journal of Latinos & Education. 4(4), 271-282. doi.: 10.1207/s1532771xjle0404_5 Accountability Research Data Minimal use of data collected from federal, state, and district entities are used by bilingual program directors in Texas. Short-term and long-term bilingual program outcomes should be evaluated. Relaño Pastor, A. M., & Vásquez, O. A. (2011). Accountability of the informal: Challenges and new directions. Pedagogies: An International Journal. 6(3), 200-215. doi: 10.1080/1554480X.2011.579049 Valentino, R. A., & Reardon, S. F. (2015). Effectiveness of four instructional programs designed to serve English learners: Variation by ethnicity and initial English proficiency. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. 3(4), 612-637. doi: 10.3102/016237371553310 Quantitative data does not fully capture the dynamics of bilingual programs. Ethnographic field notes add to the richness of non-school contexts.
  4. 4. Yarbrough, D. B. , Shulha, L. M, Hopson, R. K., & Caruthers, F A. (2011). The program evaluation standards: A guide for evaluators and evaluation users. (3rd ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. Accountability Opportunities Examine political, economic, and social frameworks to understand the elements of bilingual programs. Build authentic partnerships with stakeholders to promote mutual learning. Review the utility of bilingual programs at different points in time. Establish community buy-in by building on community strengths within historically situated contexts.
  5. 5. References Gates, G. S. & Lichtenberg, K. (2005). Accountability data and decision making in Texas bilingual education programs. Journal of Latinos & Education. 4(4), 271-282. doi.: 10.1207/s1532771xjle0404_5 Relaño Pastor, A. M., & Vásquez, O. A. (2011). Accountability of the informal: Challenges and new directions. Pedagogies: An International Journal. 6(3), 200-215. doi: 10.1080/1554480X.2011.579049 Ruiz Soto, A., Hooker, S., & Batalova, J. (2015). Top Languages spoken by English language learners nationally and by state. Retrieved from http://www.migrationpolicy.org/research/top-languages-spoken-english- language-learners-nationally-and-state Valentino, R. A., & Reardon, S. F. (2015). Effectiveness of four instructional programs designed to serve English learners: Variation by ethnicity and initial English proficiency. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. 3(4), 612-637. doi: 10.3102/016237371553310 Yarbrough, D. B., Shulha, L. J., Hopson, R. K., & Caruthers, F. A. (2011). The program evaluation standards: A guide for evaluators and evaluation users. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.

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