Project Performance Evaluation of Short-Term Chinese Language Learning in the Republic of China, Bachelor of Education Program in Chinese, Faculty of Education, Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University under the Royal Patronage

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Noppol Jankrajangjaeng
Parisala Jeefu

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The objectives of this research were 1) to evaluate the primary factors of the short-term Chinese language learning project in the Republic of China, 2) to evaluate the operation of short-term Chinese language learning project in the Republic of China, and 3) to evaluate the project performance outcomes of the short-term Chinese language learning project in the Republic of China. The sample consisted of 68 individuals, obtained through purposive sampling and quota sampling. The sample was divided into 2 groups. Group 1 comprised 1) executives, 2) lecturers in charge of the project, and 3) 3rd year students of the academic year 2016–2018 as project participants, obtained through purposive sampling. Group 2 comprised the parents of the 3rd year students of the academic year 2016–2018, obtained through quota sampling. The instrument for data collection was a project evaluation form, according to Stake’s model. It consisted of three aspects: antecedents, transactions, and outcomes.
The research results revealed the project performance evaluation of short-term Chinese language learning in the Republic of China according to the Stake’s evaluation model as follows: 1) Regarding the antecedents, on the whole, they were in the highest level, having the mean of 4.31, or 86.20 percent, and it was considered as passing the 80 percent evaluation criterion; 2) Regarding transactions, on the whole, they were in the highest level, having the mean of 4.55, or 91.00 percent, and it was considered as passing the 80 percent evaluation criterion; and 3) Regarding the outcomes, on the whole, they were in the highest level, having the mean of 4.64, or 92.80 percent, and it was considered as passing the 80 percent evaluation criterion; Furthermore, the evaluation result of the congruency between the intended and the observed states revealed that they were congruent, and it was considered as passing the 80 percent evaluation criterion in all 3 aspects of antecedents, transactions, and outcomes. This indicated that the project performance had the desired quality and achieved the goals.

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