|Principal Investigator:||Christopher T. King, PhD|
|Sponsor:||WorkSource – Greater Austin Area Workforce Board|
|Project Duration:||October 2006 – September 2009|
|Description:||The Ray Marshall Center will participate in the Jobs to Careers: Promoting Work-Based Learning for Quality Care project by assisting with evaluation and analysis of project activities. The University of Texas at Austin will advise and assist with the conduct an independent evaluation of the project, considering both process issues and outcomes. The evaluation will monitor the implementation the project, examining whether implementation was carried out as planned and, if changed, how and why. The evaluation will document the project’s results, assess the extent to which the goals and outcomes of the project are accomplished, how well the project serves its targeted audiences and constituencies, measurable returns on investment of the project, and lessons learned from the experience.
The Ray Marshall Center will collect information through examining documents created by the project, interviews with project staff, and other sources as needed. Ray Marshall Center staff will especially focus on monitoring the project’s activities and accomplishments in achieving its outcomes through project reports and staff interviews with participating organizations (e.g., Austin Community College, Seton Healthcare Network, and St. David’s HealthCare, all in Austin, Texas).