ERIC Number: ED078004
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Feb-26
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Hypothetical Concepts, Intervening Constructs, and Observed Data in Program Evaluation.
Borich, Gary D.
While the logic of science serves as the methodological framework for psychological research, its particular merit for educational evaluation has yet to filter into practical application. The logic of science provides a strategy for evaluating large and complex educational treatments that is a useful guide to program development and improvement. This paper explicates a method of scientific inquiry applicable to the formative evaluation of educational programs and, in so doing, illuminates an artificial distinction between the ways in which concepts are validated in science and education. (Author)
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Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Research and Development Center for Teacher Education.
Note: Paper presented at Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (New Orleans, Louisiana, February 26, 1973)