ERIC Number: EJ560268
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
The Landscape of Values in Evaluation: Charted Terrain and Unexplored Territory.
Schwandt, Thomas A.
New Directions for Evaluation, n76 p25-39 Win 1997
Examining moral values and normative criteria in education, it is argued that evaluators are not just social scientists with expertise about scientific methods but also make value judgments about programs, policies, and interventions. Evaluators must consider the ethical assumptions from which they operate in conducting evaluations. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue titled "Progress and Future Directions in Evaluation: Perspectives on Theory, Practice, and Methods" edited by Debra J. Rog and Deborah Fournier. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Society (Atlanta, GA, November 1996).