ERIC Number: EJ540309
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Types of Evaluation and Types of Evaluator.
Evaluation Practice, v17 n2 p151-61 Spr-Sum 1996
The formative-summative distinction in evaluation is defended as a reasonable way to classify evaluation activities. Context ultimately defines the formative or summative functions of evaluation. The characteristics of an evaluator are defined, and points of agreement with the other contributors to the forum are noted. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Version of a paper presented at the International Evaluation Conference (Vancouver, Canada, 1995). For related documents, see TM 519 929-934.