Cover: The Program Structuring Aspect of PPB for Education.

The Program Structuring Aspect of PPB for Education.

Published 1971

by Sue A. Haggart

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A description of the nature and iterative process of program structuring, which consists of categorizing the activities of education into programs according to their contribution toward meeting education objectives. The program structure provides a format for the program budget. The purpose of this planning is to achieve better educational results by using resources more effectively. A program structure relates objectives and activities by identifying and measuring objectives, including all activities, and allowing for growth; it also supports decisionmaking, illuminates priorities, highlights tradeoffs, and promotes realistic analysis by providing imaginative change, and a manageable format. Emphasizing today's need for a program structure closely tied to decisions made at different levels, the program structure must reflect output-oriented programs at higher levels, and program elements at lower ones. The output-oriented programs categorize all activities of the school district. Analysis in program structuring is mostly done at the program-element level. 13 pp.

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