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HEA: International Education and Foreign Language Studies Programs - FY 2005


CFDA Numbers: 84.015A - National Resource Centers Program
84.015B - Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship Program
84.016 - Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Programs
84.017 - International Research and Studies
84.018 - International: Overseas Seminars Abroad_Bilateral Projects
84.019 - International: Overseas_Faculty Research Abroad
84.021 - International: Overseas_Group Projects Abroad
84.022 - International: Overseas_Doctoral Dissertation
84.153 - Business and International Education Projects
84.220 - Centers for International Business Education
84.229 - Language Resource Centers
84.269 - Institute for International Public Policy
84.274 - American Overseas Research Centers
84.337 - Technological Innovation and Cooperation for Foreign Information Access

Program Goal: To meet the nation's security and economic needs through the development of a national capacity in foreign languages, and area and international studies.

Objective 1 of 1: Maintain a U.S. higher education system able to produce experts in less commonly taught languages and area studies who are capable of contributing to the needs of U.S. government, academic and business institutions.
Indicator 1.1 of 7: Course Offerings: The number of foreign language course offerings by Title VI institutions.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The number of foreign language course offerings by Title VI institutions.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
24,737
 
2005
 
20,000

Source: ,EELIAS
References: Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS performance reporting system.
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: Program was on track to meet performance goal. The Department plans to discontinue this measure in FY 2006. FY 2005 data were not collected.
 
Indicator 1.2 of 7: Instructional Materials: The number of comprehensive instructional resources (assessments, publications, curricular materials, etc.) produced at Title VI institutions for higher education.
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: The number of comprehensive instructional resources produced at Title VI institutions for higher education.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
1,367
 
2005
 
90

Source: ,EELIAS
References: Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS performance reporting system.
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: Program was on track to meet performance goal. Target for 2005 underestimated the number of comprehensive instructional resources produced. The Department plans to discontinue this measure in FY 2006. FY 2005 data were not collected.
 
Indicator 1.3 of 7: Teacher Training: The number of K-12 teachers trained through the Title VI and Fulbright-Hays Programs.
 
Measure 1.3.1 of 1: The number of K-12 teachers trained through the Title VI and Fulbright-Hays Programs.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
528,543
 
2005
 
5,000

Source: ,EELIAS
References: Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS performance reporting system.
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: Program was on track to meet performance goal. Target for 2005 erroneously considered number of events instead of participants. The Department plans to discontinue this measure in FY 2006. Data for FY 2005 were not collected.
 
Indicator 1.4 of 7: Employment: The percentage of NRC and IIPP Ph.D. graduates who find employment in higher education, government service, and national security.
 
Measure 1.4.1 of 1: The percentage of NRC and IIPP Ph.D. graduates who find employment in higher education, government service, and national security.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2001
48.50
 
2002
53.70
 
2003
55
 
2004
72
 
2005
 
50

Source: ,EELIAS
References: NRC and IIPP Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS performance reporting system.
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: Data for this measure reflected a combination of NRC and IIPP participants. Previously reported actual data for FY 2003 data were incorrectly reported (46%). FY 2003 data have been correctly recalculated for this measure.
NRC= National Resource Centers; IIPP= Institute for International Public Policy. See next indicator for transition to disaggregated data. The Department plans to discontinue this measure in FY 2006. Data for FY 2005 were not collected.
 
Indicator 1.5 of 7: Employment: The percentage of NRC Ph.D. graduates who find employment in higher education, government service, and national security.
 
Measure 1.5.1 of 1: The percentage of NRC Ph.D. graduates who find employment in higher education, government service, and national security.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2005
 
47.50

Source: ,EELIAS
References: NRC Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS performance reporting system.
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: Data for this measure reflected only NRC graduates, and the measure was retained in FY 2006.
 
Indicator 1.6 of 7: Increase the percentage of critical languages taught.
 
Measure 1.6.1 of 1: The percentage of critical languages taught, as reflected by the list of critical languages referenced in the HEA Title VI program statute.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003
56
 
2004
56
 
2005
 
74

Source: ,EELIAS
References: NRC and FLAS Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS performance reporting system.
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: The measure was retained in FY 2006 under Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Program. Previously reported actual data for FY 2003 data were incorrectly reported (71%) and have been correctly recalculated and published for this measure.
 
Indicator 1.7 of 7: Increase the average competency score of Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship recipients.
 
Measure 1.7.1 of 1: The average competency score of Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship recipients at the end of one full year of instruction (post-test) minus the average competency score at the beginning of the year (pre-test).
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003
1.30
 
2004
1.20
 
2005
1.20
1.20

Source: ,EELIAS
References: FLAS Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS performance reporting system.
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2007
 
Explanation: Program appears on track to meet performance goal. Previously reported data for 2003 (1.2) were miscalcuated and have been correctly recalculated and published for this measure.
 

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