ERIC Number: EJ572784
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
The Role of Experience in Formulating Theories of Evaluation Practice.
American Journal of Evaluation, v19 n1 p35-55 Win 1998
A database of about 300 published evaluations is used to compare some of the lessons learned in recent practice to some of the traditional theoretical precepts of evaluation. Evaluation practice should recognize its sources in politics as it keeps its independence. Changes to help bring this about are recommended. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Evaluation Association (12th, San Diego, CA, November 1997).