A meta-analysis on preschool evaluation researches in Taiwan

2012 IJRSE – Volume 1 Issue 1

Author/s:

Lin, Hsiu Fen*
Cultural Worker International Education, Taiwan, ROC (linshowfen@yahoo.com.tw)

Abstract:

The purpose of this paper is to undertake a meta-analysis on twenty (20) kindergarten and preschool researches. By analyzing its value, merits, demerits, and its implementation, this paper provide various suggestions for improvement of the kindergartens and preschools policy. By using the meta-analysis method to investigate related literature; content and document analysis was also applied to the various studies involved. Meta-analysis method is used to analyze the evaluation implementation situation for educational plans and projects in accordance with the educational evaluation standards. Results show that there is a need to integrate kindergartens and preschools in the future. Some suggestions include the establishment of correct evaluation concept and so as to enhance kindergarten and preschools’ education through the application of a self-evaluation mechanism.

Keywords: preschool evaluation; meta-analysis; assessment; evaluation indicators; integration of kindergarten and preschool

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5861/ijrse.2012.v1i1.40

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