ERIC Number: EJ429800
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Is This Trip Necessary? Needs Assessment: A Personal Memoir and Reappraisal.
Witkin, Belle Ruth
Educational Planning, v8 n2 p13-33 1990
Continuing an earlier historical review of educational needs assessment (ENA) in the United States, this article considers certain criticisms of ENA in light of basic assumptions about the process; the relationship between ENA theories and practices; and their impact on schools and students. ENA's role in educational planning and renewal is also discussed. (53 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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