U.S. Department of Education: Promoting Educational Excellence for all Americans

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AEFLA: National Institute for Literacy - 2005

CFDA Number: 84.257 - National Institute for Literacy


Program Goal: To provide knowledge and resources to improve literacy instruction across the lifespan
Objective 8.1 of 2: Translate findings from scientifically based or the most rigorous research available into useful information and products for practitioners
Indicator 8.1.1 of 1: Research to Practice: Translate findings from scientifically based or the most rigorous research available into useful information and products for practitioners.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Percentage of recipients who say they will use the product and/or information to improve instructional practice and/or service delivery within six months.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004 100 999
2005   95


Explanation: This measure was new for FY 2004. FY 2004 data established the baseline. In future years, the program will add a follow-up component to determine actual use of information versus intention only.  
Additional Source Information: Contractor Training & Technical Assistance evaluations.

Frequency: Other.
Collection Period: 2003 - 2004
Data Available: December 2004
Validated By: No Formal Verification.

 

Objective 8.2 of 2: Disseminate high-quality information and resources on literacy.
Indicator 8.2.1 of 1: Dissemination: Disseminate high-quality information and resources on literacy.
Targets and Performance Data Assessment of Progress Sources and Data Quality
Number of visitors to NIFL Web site
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005   1.50

Percentage of visitors to any of the ''special collections'' of high quality literacy resources who stay 5 minutes or more.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005   35


Explanation: FY 2005 data will establish the baseline.  
Additional Source Information: NIFL will use software that tracks the length of time visitors stay on the ''special collections'' of high-quality literacy resources.

Frequency: Monthly.
Collection Period: 2004 - 2005
Data Available: December 2005
Validated By: No Formal Verification.

 

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