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ERIC Number: EJ1024131
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jun
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1098-2140
Informing the Discussion on Evaluator Training: A Look at Evaluators' Course Taking and Professional Practice
Christie, Christina A.; QuiƱones, Patricia; Fierro, Leslie
American Journal of Evaluation, v35 n2 p274-290 Jun 2014
This classification study examines evaluators' coursework training as a way of understanding evaluation practice. Data regarding courses that span methods and evaluation topics were collected from evaluation practitioners. Using latent class analysis, we establish four distinct classes of evaluator course-taking patterns: quantitative, evaluation/qualitative, general research/quantitative, and general research. Results highlight the importance of professional development as a mode for learning evaluation-specific information.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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