A content input-process-product evaluation of Catholicism in the modern world (a course on problems and challenges in marriage and family life) at De La Salle University-College of Saint Benilde

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Doctor of Education Major in Religious Education and Values Education

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Catholic Studies | Religious Education


College of Liberal Arts


Theology and Religious Education


This study evaluates the Catholicism in the Modern World (CATHWOR) program of DLSU-CSB which has been offered since 1989 up to 1994. It assesses the CATHWOR program in terms of the four aspects of Daniel Stufflebeam's Context-Input-Process-Product Evaluation.The method used in the study is a descriptive-evaluative research. It is descriptive because it describes and analyzes the CATHWOR program. It is also evaluative because it evaluates how effective the program is in the achievement of objective based on the mission statement of DLSU-CSB.The respondents of the study were CATHWOR students of DLSU-CSB of the first and second trimesters of school year 1993-1994 and the professors of CATHWOR since the program was implemented in 1989. The students were of two groups. Both groups were graduating students of school year 1993-1994. The first group was a pilot sample of 26 students who took CATHWOR during the first trimester of 1993-1994. The second group was the final sample of 55 students who took up CATHWOR during the second trimester of 1993-1994.A t-test for correlated samples of pilot and final study was used to know whether there was a significant difference of knowledge, attitudes and action tendencies of La Sallian values concerning sexuality, love, marriage and family life before and after they took CATHWOR subject at DLSU-CSB during the first and second trimesters of school year 1993-1994.

Based on the findings, the following conclusions are drawn:1. The CATHWOR subject objectives are in line with the Mission Statement of De La Salle University-College of St. Benilde.2. There are signs of positive changes in CATHWOR students' knowledge, attitude and action tendencies on the four areas discussed concerning human sexuality, love, marriage, and family life after they took CATHWOR.3. The CATHWOR students are equipped and prepared according to the purpose of the subject to be responsible Catholic laity in their family, church, and society.4. There is still a need to review the scope, objectives, and content of CATHWOR.5. The success of the program as measured by the product may be attributed to the quality of inputs and process dimensions and its context.

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Archives, The Learning Commons, 12F Henry Sy Sr. Hall

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206 leaves ; Computer print-out


Educational evaluation; Marriage; De La Salle University College of Saint Benilde; Families; Religious education--Teaching methods

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