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HEA: International Education and Foreign Language Studies Domestic Programs - FY 2006


CFDA Numbers: 84.015 - National Resource Centers and Fellowships Program for Language and Area or Language and International Studies
84.016 - Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language Programs
84.017 - International Research and Studies
84.153A - Business and International Education Program
84.220 - Centers for International Business Education
84.229A - Language Resource Centers
84.274A - 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 9: The National Resource Centers (NRC) Program provides grants to institutions of higher education or consortia of institutions of higher education to establish, strengthen, and operate comprehensive and undergraduate language and area/international studies centers.
Indicator 1.1 of 3: Employment in field of study: The percentage of NRC Ph.D. graduates finding employment in higher education, government, and national security will increase.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The percentage of National Resource Center Ph.D. graduates who find employment in higher education, government, and national security.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2001
48.50
 
2002
53.70
 
2003
55
 
2004
71.80
47
2005
 
47.50
2006
 
48
2007
 
48.50
2008
 
49
2009
 
49.50
2010
 
50
2011
 
50.50

Source: EELIAS,  National Resource Center Annual and Final Reports
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: Government employment reflects employment in federal government. Employment in national security is represented by military employment. This is a long-term measure.
 
Indicator 1.2 of 3: Expansion of critical languages: The percentage of critical languages taught, as reflected by the list of critical languages referenced in the Title VI program statute
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: The percentage of critical languages taught, as reflected by the list of critical languages referenced in the Title VI program statute.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003
56
 
2004
56
 
2005
 
74
2006
 
60
2007
 
63
2008
 
66
2015
 
80

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: Previously reported actual data for FY 2003 were incorrectly reported at 71%. FY 2003 and FY 2004 data have been recalculated. The list of critical languages included in the Title VI statute comprises 171 languages. This is a long-term measure.
 
Indicator 1.3 of 3: Efficiency Measure: Cost per successful outcome.
 
Measure 1.3.1 of 1: Federal cost for NRC fellow finding employment in government, military and higher education.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
20,169
 

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2006
 
Explanation: The calculation is the annual appropriation for NRC divided by the number of NRC fellows finding employment in the fields of government service, military, and higher education. FY 2004 data was used to establish a baseline.
 
Objective 2 of 9: The Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship Program provides academic year and summer fellowships to institutions of higher education to assist graduate students in foreign language and either area or international studies.
Indicator 2.1 of 3: Improved language competency: Average competency score of FLAS Fellowship recipients at the end of one full year of instruction will be at least one competency level higher than their average score at the beginning of the year.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: The average competency score of FLAS Fellowship recipients at the end of one full year of instruction minus the average score at the beginning of the year.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2003
1.30
 
2004
1.20
 
2005
1.20
1.20
2006
 
1.20
2007
 
1.20
2008
 
1.20

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: November 2006
 
Explanation: Overall change in the language competency self-assessment reflects a mix of different levels of improvement at all stages (beginner, intermediate, advanced) of the three modalities of language acquisition that the assessment measures (reading, writing, speaking). Beginning language students may be expected to make larger advances over a given time period (and therefore have larger change scores) than more advanced students. A target value of 1.20 for change over the year reflects an ambitious overall goal for the program.
 
Indicator 2.2 of 3: Employment in field of study: The percentage of FLAS Ph.D. graduates who find employment in higher education, government, and national security will increase.
 
Measure 2.2.1 of 1: The percentage of FLAS Ph.D. graduates who find employment in higher education, government, and national security.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
16
 
2006
 
17
2007
 
18

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: November 2006
 
Explanation: The FY 2004 data established the baseline. Government employment reflects employment in federal government. Employment in national security is represented by military employment.
 
Indicator 2.3 of 3: Efficiency Measure: Cost per successful outcome
 
Measure 2.3.1 of 1: Federal cost for FLAS fellowship recipient to increase their average competency score by at least one point from pre- to post-test.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
17,439
 

Source: EELIAS,  FLAS Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2006
 
Explanation: The FY 2004 data established the baseline. The calculation is the annual appropriation for FLAS divided by the number of FLAS fellowship recipients increasing their average competency score by at least one point from pre- to post-test.
 
Objective 3 of 9: Centers for International Business Education (CIBE) provide funding to schools of business for curriculum development, research, and training on issues of importance to United States trade and competitiveness.
Indicator 3.1 of 2: Employment in field of study: Percentage of CIBE Masters and PhD graduates who find employment in field will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 3.1.1 of 2: Percentage of CIBE Masters graduates who find employment in business.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
94
 
2006
 
94

Measure 3.1.2 of 2: Percentage of CIBE PhD graduates who find employment in higher education and government.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
77.90
 
2006
 
77.90

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: November 2006
 
Explanation: FY 2004 data established the baselines for these measures. Government employment reflects employment in federal government.
 
Indicator 3.2 of 2: Efficiency Measure: Cost per successful outcome
 
Measure 3.2.1 of 1: Federal cost of CIBE Master's graduates who find employment in business and CIBE Ph.D. graduates who find employment in higher education and government.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
3,695
 

Source: EELIAS,  CIBE Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: December 2006
 
Explanation: The FY 2004 data established the baseline. The measure is calculated as the annual appropriation for CIBE divided by the sum of the number of CIBE Masters graduates who find employment in business and the number of CIBE PhD graduates who find employment in higher education and government.
 
Objective 4 of 9: The International Research and Studies (IRS) Program supports surveys, studies, and instructional materials development to improve and strengthen instruction in modern foreign languages, area studies, and other international fields to provide full understanding of the places in which the foreign languages are commonly used.
Indicator 4.1 of 3: Successful completion of quality projects: The percentage of projects successfully completed by program grantees will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 4.1.1 of 1: The percentage of all IRS projects that are assessed as being successfully completed each year by the program officer.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  IRS Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: FY 2004 data will be used to establish the baseline. The target for FY 2006 will be to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 4.2 of 3: Outreach effectiveness: The percentage of IRS participant project-related activities that result in adoption or further dissemination will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 4.2.1 of 1: The number of project activities that result in adoption or further dissemination within a year, divided by the total number of IRS grantees submitting reports in that year.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  IRS Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2007
 
Explanation: FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline.
 
Indicator 4.3 of 3: Efficiency Measure: Cost per successful outcome
 
Measure 4.3.1 of 1: Federal cost for successfully completed IRS project.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  IRS Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: The calculation is the annual appropriation for IRS divided by the number of IRS projects successfully completed. FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is maintain the baseline.
 
Objective 5 of 9: Language Resource Centers (LRCs) provide grants for establishing, strengthening, and operating centers that serve as resources for improving the nation's capacity for teaching and learning foreign languages through teacher training, research, materials development, and dissemination projects.
Indicator 5.1 of 3: Successful completion of quality projects: The percentage of projects successfully completed by program grantees will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 5.1.1 of 1: The percentage of all LRC projects that are assessed as being successfully completed each year by the program officer
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  LRC Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 5.2 of 3: Outreach effectiveness: The percentage of LRC participant project-related activities that result in adoption or further dissemination will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 5.2.1 of 1: Cost of LRC project that results in adoption or further dissemination within a year.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  LRC Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2007
 
Explanation: The calculation is the number of project activities that result in adoption or further dissemination within a year, divided by the total number of LRC projects funded in the same year. FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 5.3 of 3: Efficiency measure: Cost per successful outcome
 
Measure 5.3.1 of 1: Federal cost for successful LRC projects.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  LRC Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: The calculation is the annual appropriation for the LRCs divided by the number of LRC projects successfully completed. FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is to maintain the baseline level.
 
Objective 6 of 9: The Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) program provides funds to institutions of higher education, a combination of such institutions, or partnerships between nonprofit educational organizations and institutions of higher education to plan, develop, and carry out programs to strengthen and improve undergraduate instruction in international studies and foreign languages.
Indicator 6.1 of 3: Successful completion of quality projects: The percentage of projects successfully completed by program grantees will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 6.1.1 of 1: The percentage of all UISFL projects that are assessed as being successfully completed each year by the program officer.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  UISFL Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 6.2 of 3: Institutionalization: The number of critical languages addressed by courses or programs developed by UISFL grantees will increase.
 
Measure 6.2.1 of 1: The number of critical languages for which language courses or language training programs are developed using UISFL grant funds.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  UISFL Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 will be to increase the baseline level by one language.
 
Indicator 6.3 of 3: Efficiency measure: Cost per successful outcome
 
Measure 6.3.1 of 1: Federal cost of successful UISFL project.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  UISFL Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: The calculation is the annual appropriation for the UISFL divided by the number of UISFL projects successfully completed. FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is to maintain the baseline.
 
Objective 7 of 9: The Business and International Education (BIE) Program provides funds to institutions of higher education that enter into an agreement with a trade association and/or business for two purposes: to improve the academic teaching of the business curriculum and to conduct outreach activities that expand the capacity of the business community to engage in international economic activities.
Indicator 7.1 of 3: Successful completion of quality projects: The percentage of projects successfully completed by program grantees will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 7.1.1 of 1: The percentage of all BIE projects that are assessed as being successfully completed each year by the program officer.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  BIE Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 7.2 of 3: Outreach effectiveness: The percentage of BIE participant project-related activities that result in adoption or further dissemination will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 7.2.1 of 1: The percentage of BIE participant project-related activities that result in adoption or further dissemination.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  BIE Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2007
 
Explanation: The calculation is the number of outreach activities that result in adoption or further dissemination within a year, divided by the total number of BIE participant project-related outreach activities during the current year. FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 7.3 of 3: Efficiency Measure: Cost per successful outcome
 
Measure 7.3.1 of 1: Federal cost for successful BIE project.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  BIE Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: The calculation is the annual appropriation for the BIE program divided by the number of BIE projects successfully completed. FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is to maintain the baseline level.
 
Objective 8 of 9: The Technological Innovation and Cooperation for Foreign Information Access (TICFIA) Program supports projects that will develop innovative techniques or programs using new electronic technologies to collect information from foreign sources. Grants are made to access, collect, organize, preserve, and widely disseminate information on world regions and countries other than the United States that address our nation's teaching and research needs in international education and foreign languages.
Indicator 8.1 of 3: Successful completion of quality projects: The percentage of projects successfully completed by program grantees will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 8.1.1 of 1: The percentage of all TICFIA projects that are assessed as being successfully completed each year by the program officer.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  TICFIA Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 8.2 of 3: Outreach effectiveness: The percentage of TICFIA participant project-related activities that result in adoption or further dissemination will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 8.2.1 of 1: Percentage of TICFIA activities that are adopted or further disseminated.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  TICFIA Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2007
 
Explanation: The calculation is the number of outreach activities that result in adoption or further dissemination within a year, divided by the number of TICFIA projects funded during the current year. FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline.
 
Indicator 8.3 of 3: Efficiency Measure: Cost per successful outcome
 
Measure 8.3.1 of 1: Federal cost for successful TICFIA project.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  TICFIA Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: The calculation is the annual appropriation for the TICFIA program divided by the number of TICFIA projects successfully completed. FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is to maintain the baseline level.
 
Objective 9 of 9: The American Overseas Research Centers (AORCs) provides grants to consortia United States institutions of higher education to establish or operate overseas research centers that promote postgraduate research, exchanges, and area studies.
Indicator 9.1 of 3: Successful completion of quality projects: The percentage of projects successfully completed by program grantees will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 9.1.1 of 1: The percentage of AORC projects that are assessed as being successfully completed each year by the program officer
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  AORC Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 9.2 of 3: Customer (scholar) satisfaction: The level of visiting scholar satisfaction with AORC support and services will increase.
 
Measure 9.2.1 of 1: Ratings by visiting scholars on a customer satisfaction scale.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  AORC Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2007
 
Explanation: FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 9.3 of 3: Efficiency Measure: Cost per successful outcome
 
Measure 9.3.1 of 1: Federal cost for successful AORC project.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: EELIAS,  AORC Annual and Final Reports from the EELIAS Reporting System
Web Site: http://www.eelias.org.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: The calculation is the annual appropriation for the AORCs divided by the number of AORC projects successfully completed. FY 2005 data will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 is to maintain the baseline level.
 


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