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Title: Subjective outcome evaluation of a positive youth development program in China
Authors: Shek, DTL 
Han, XY
Lee, TY
Yu, L 
Keywords: Chinese adolescents
positive youth development
Project P.A.T.H.S
subjective outcome evaluation
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH
Source: International journal on disability and human development, 2014, v. 13, no. 2, p. 275-283 How to cite?
Journal: International journal on disability and human development 
Abstract: The Tin Ka Ping P.A.T.H.S. project was designed to promote positive youth development in junior secondary school students in China. At the end of the first year of implementation, 1049 students from four schools completed a subjective outcome evaluation form that measured the participants' views of the program, instructors, and effectiveness of the program. Multiple regression analyses showed that perceived program and instructor qualities predicted perceived benefits of the program. At the same time, 21 teachers were invited to respond to a subjective outcome evaluation form assessing their perceived views of the program, themselves, and benefits of the programs. Results based on the data collected from the program participants and implementers generally showed that different stakeholders had positive perceptions of the program, instructors, and benefits of the program. The present findings provide support to the effectiveness of Secondary 1 curriculum of the Tin Ka Ping P.A.T.H.S. project from the perspectives of both program participants and program implementers.
ISSN: 2191-1231
EISSN: 2191-0367
DOI: 10.1515/ijdhd-2014-0313
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