ERIC Number: ED251509
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Whither Educational Evaluation: Life, Death, and Reincarnation? Research into Practice Project.
Herman, Joan; And Others
CSE Evaluation Comment, v7 n1 1984
The current health and future well-being of educational evaluation is considered in terms of financial support, official mandate, evaluators' status, evaluation prevalence, and evaluation utility in these seven symposium papers. "Educational Evaluation--Indicators of Life, Death, or Reincarnation," by Susan Klein, assesses recent federal and national trends. "Is There a Perceived or Real Metamorphosis of Purpose for Educational Evaluation?" by Eva L. Baker, sees the need to reconcile both broad policy issues and local utilization needs. "What is the Prognosis for Survival of Educational Evaluation at the Local School District Level?" by Carl Sewell, stresses utilizing evaluation for local educational improvement. "Is Educational Evaluation Dying?" by John W. Evans, sees the profession weathering difficult times. "Has the Profession of Educational Evaluation Changed with Changing Times?" by Daniel L. Stufflebeam, emphasizes evaluator training, the information needs of multiple audiences, and personnel evaluation. "An Analysis of Five Views of Evaluation," by Eleanor Chelimsky, comments on the preceding papers. "Educational Evaluation Will Be Reincarnated at the State and Local Levels," by Shirley A. Jackson, summarizes and analyzes audience survey responses. (BS)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Evaluation.
Identifiers: Evaluation Problems; Evaluation Research
Note: Papers presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (68th, New Orleans, LA, April 23-27, 1984).