ERIC Number: EJ674011
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Understanding Evaluation Theory and Its Role in Guiding Practice: Formal, Folk, and Otherwise.
Christie, Christina A.
New Directions for Evaluation, n97 p91-93 Spr 2003
Makes summary comments on the empirical study of evaluation theory and practice. Research has indicated that the statistical fit between theorists' and everyday evaluators' practice is weak, and the approaches used by everyday evaluators are not easily aligned with constructs assumed to be the theoretical terrain. (SLD)
Publication Type: Book/Product Reviews; Journal Articles
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Note: Theme issue titled "The Practice-Theory Relationship in Evaluation."