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MECEA: International Education and Foreign Language Studies Overseas Programs - FY 2006


CFDA Numbers: 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

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 4: Through the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) program, OPE provides grants to colleges and universities to fund individual doctoral students to conduct research in other countries in modern foreign languages and area studies for periods of 6 to 12 months.
Indicator 1.1 of 3: Improved language competency: Average competency score of DDRA fellowship recipients at the end of their period of instruction will be higher than their average score at the beginning of the period.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: The average language competency score of DDRA fellowship recipients at the end of their period of instruction minus their average score at the beginning of the period
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: 2004-05 data will be available in March 2006 and will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 will be to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 1.2 of 3: Successful completion of quality projects: The percentage of projects successfully completed by program grantees will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: The percentage of all DDRA projects that are assessed as being successfully completed each year by the program officer.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: 2004-05 data will be available in March 2006 and will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 will be to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 1.3 of 3: Efficiency Measure: Cost per successful outcome.
 
Measure 1.3.1 of 1: The annual appropriation for DDRA divided by the number of DDRA recipients increasing their average language competency by at least one level at the end of their period of instruction.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: 2004-05 data will be available in March 2006 and will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 will be to maintain the baseline.
 
Objective 2 of 4: Through the Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad (FRA) program, OPE provides grants to institutions of higher education to fund faculty to maintain and improve their area studies and language skills by conducting research abroad for periods of 3 to 12 months.
Indicator 2.1 of 3: Improved language competency: Average language competency of FRA recipients at the end of their period of instruction will be higher than their competency at the beginning of the period.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: The average language competency score of FRA recipients at the end of their period of instruction minus their average language competency at the beginning of the period.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2004
0.38
 
2006
 
0.38

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: November 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: the FY 2004 data was used to establish the baseline.
 
Indicator 2.2 of 3: Successful completion of quality projects: The percentage of projects successfully completed by program grantees will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 2.2.1 of 1: The percentage of all FRA projects that are assessed as being successfully completed each year by the program officer.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: November 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: 2004-05 data will be available in November 2006 and will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 will be to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 2.3 of 3: Efficiency Measure: Cost per successful outcome.
 
Measure 2.3.1 of 1: The annual appropriation for FRA divided by the number of FRA recipients who increase their language proficiency by at least one level in any of the three components of the language proficiency assessment by the end of their period of instruction.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: November 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: 2004-05 data will be available in November 2006 and will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 will be to maintain the baseline.
 
Objective 3 of 4: Through the Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (GPA) Program, OPE provides grants to support overseas projects in training, research, and curriculum development in modern foreign languages and area studies by teachers, students, and faculty engaged in a common endeavor.
Indicator 3.1 of 3: Improved language competency: The average competency score of GPA recipients at the end of their period of instruction will be higher than their score at the beginning of the period.
 
Measure 3.1.1 of 1: The average competency of GPA recipients at the end of their period of instruction minus their average competency at the beginning of the period
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: 2004-05 data will be available in March 2006 and will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 will be to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 3.2 of 3: Successful completion of quality projects: The percentage of projects successfully completed by program grantees will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 3.2.1 of 1: The percentage of all GPA projects that are assessed as being successfully completed each year by the program officer.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: 2004-05 data will be available in March 2006 and will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 will be to maintain the baseline level.
 
Indicator 3.3 of 3: Efficiency measure: Cost per successful outcome.
 
Measure 3.3.1 of 1: The annual appropriation for GPA divided by the number of FRA recipients who increase their language competency score by at least one level from pre-test to post-test.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: 2004-05 data will be available in March 2006 and will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 will be to maintain baseline.
 
Objective 4 of 4: Through the Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad (SA) program, OPE provides short-term study and travel seminars abroad for U.S. educators in the social sciences and humanities for the purpose of improving their understanding and knowledge of the peoples and cultures of other countries.
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 SA projects that are assessed as being successfully completed each year by the program officer.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: 2004-05 data will be available in March 2006 and will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 will be to maintain the baseline.
 
Indicator 4.2 of 3: Outreach effectiveness: The percentage of SA participant project-related accomplishments that are replicated beyond the project will be maintained or increase.
 
Measure 4.2.1 of 1: The number of accomplishments replicated beyond the project level, within a year, divided by the number of SA participant project-related accomplishments during the current year.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: 2004-05 data will be available in March 2006 and will be used to establish a baseline. The target for 2006 will be to maintain baseline.
 
Indicator 4.3 of 3: Efficiency Measure: Cost per successful outcome.
 
Measure 4.3.1 of 1: The annual appropriation for SA divided by the number of SA projects successfully completed.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

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

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
 
Explanation: 2004-05 data will be available in March 2006 and will be used to establish a baseline. The target for FY 2006 will be to maintain baseline.
 


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