Accession Number : AD0462131


Title :   SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND EDUCATION.


Descriptive Note : Research memo.,


Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA


Personal Author(s) : Kershaw, J A ; McKean, R N


Report Date : 30 Oct 1959


Pagination or Media Count : 64


Abstract : Contents: Explanation of systems analysis; Possibilities of systems analysis in education; Difficulties in the measure of output; Output multi-dimensional; Test scores as measures of one dimension of output; Test scores still multidimensional; Estimating incremental output from new systems; Large-scale statistical analysis; Illustrative test-score exhibits; Estimating incremental costs of new systems; Putting cost and output together to compare systems; Illustrative exhibits and selection of preferred system, interpretation of results; The project of the American Institute for Research; Recommendations and impressions; Systems analyses in education; Impressions concerning certain policies in education.


Descriptors :   *EDUCATION , SYSTEMS ENGINEERING , TABLES(DATA) , COSTS , STATISTICAL ANALYSIS


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE