Rediscovering educational purpose in educational evaluation

Kushner, S. (2009) Rediscovering educational purpose in educational evaluation. Encyclopaedia: Journal of Phenomenology and Education, XIII (26). pp. 9-28. ISSN 1590-492X Available from:

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This paper argues that evaluation methodology should reflect the character of the field it is proposing to look at. People have the right to be evaluated in their own terms, and evaluation methodologies which are judged for their rigour against abstract canons of validity violate that principle. Two examples are given.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:educational evaluation, methodology
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education > Department of Education and Childhood
ID Code:11600
Deposited By: Professor S. Kushner
Deposited On:09 Nov 2010 12:34
Last Modified:15 Dec 2016 07:14

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