An Evaluative Study of a Distance Teacher Education Program in a University in Ghana

Resource type
Journal Article
Author/contributor
Title
An Evaluative Study of a Distance Teacher Education Program in a University in Ghana
Abstract
The study used an adaptation of Provus’ discrepancy evaluation model to evaluate a distance teacher education program in the University of Cape Coast, the premier teacher education institution in Ghana. The study involved comparing performance data of the program as perceived by students and faculty/administrators to standards prepared from the program’s design. Performance data was obtained by administering two survey instruments to a random sample of students and faculty/administrators. Discrepancies between performance and standards were reported. The study concluded that although there were some discrepancies between program standards and performance the program is fulfilling its purpose of upgrading the professional and academic performance of a large number of teachers in the public K-8 schools in Ghana.
Publication
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning
Volume
10
Issue
4
Date
2009-09-23
Journal Abbr
IRRODL
Language
en
ISSN
1492-3831
Accessed
16/05/2020, 16:05
Library Catalog
DOI.org (Crossref)
Extra
shortDOI: 10/gf7gv5
Citation
Sampong, K. A. (2009). An Evaluative Study of a Distance Teacher Education Program in a University in Ghana. The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 10(4). https://doi.org/10.19173/irrodl.v10i4.725