ERIC Number: ED123230
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluation in Education: Current Applications.
Popham, W. James, Ed.
Representing a set of required readings for those who would keep abreast of developments in the field of educational evaluation, this book presents nine chapters, each written by a recognized scholar on the topic being considered. Several chapters are also available as separate booklets, thereby increasing the flexibility with which the materials can be used in diverse instructional settings. The chapters are: (1) Evaluation Perspectives and Procedures, Michael Scriven; (2) Alternative Approaches to Educational Evaluation: A Self-Study Guide for Educators, Daniel Stufflebeam; (3) Designing Summative Evaluation Studies at the Local Level, Peter W. Airasian; (4) Data Analysis and Reporting Considerations in Evaluation, Richard M. Wolf; (5) The Use of Standardized Tests in Evaluation, Gilbert Sax; (6) Criterion-Referenced Measurement, Jason Millman; (7) Cost Analysis for Educational Program Evaluation, Emil J. Haller; (8) Introduction to Matrix Sampling for the Practitioner, Kenneth A. Sirotnik; and (9) Formative Evaluation of Instruction, Eva L. Baker. Several of the chapters are replete with well-specified objectives plus practical exercises to help the reader accomplish these objectives. (RC)
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Criterion Referenced Tests, Data Analysis, Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Formative Evaluation, Information Dissemination, Instruction, Item Sampling, Measurement Techniques, Program Evaluation, Research Design, Standardized Tests, Summative Evaluation
McCutchan Publishing Corporation, 2526 Grove St. Berkeley, California 94704 ($11.00)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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Note: For each chapter separately, see TM 004 540-548