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Evaluation For Continuing Education: A Comprehensive Guide To Success


reviewed by Don MacCuish — 2003

coverTitle: Evaluation For Continuing Education: A Comprehensive Guide To Success
Author(s): Alan B. Knox
Publisher: Jossey-Bass Publishers, San Francisco
ISBN: 0787961434, Pages: 309, Year: 2002
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Evaluation! We all talk about it, but do we really do it? I know we make evaluative judgments all the time, and in educational circles we frequently survey students about faculty performance and course worth. But how often do we substantively evaluate all the aspects of an educational program? As the author points out, we do not have to conduct a comprehensive evaluation of our educational program all the time, but we just might want to periodically do so. In addition, it makes sense to evaluate different aspects of an educational program on a more routine basis. What prevents us from doing so? Is it time, a lack of resources, or perhaps we simply do not know where to begin, maybe it is some other factor? Whatever the reason, this book belongs in your actively used reference library! It is well worth the investment.   “The intent of this book is to give you such useful and practical guidelines and sufficient rationale to indicate the ‘why’... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 105 Number 1, 2003, p. 11-14
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 10973, Date Accessed: 3/23/2017 6:20:13 AM

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  • Don MacCuish
    Air Command and Staff College
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    DON MacCUISH is Associate Dean of Distance Learning at Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama. In addition, Dr. MacCuish teaches National Security Studies, Air Power Studies, and Morality and War: Implications for the Warfighter in the ACSC resident program. His research interests include distance learning, program evaluation, morality and war, the International Criminal Court (ICC), and Fourth-Generation Warfare. Dr. MacCuish is a frequent presenter at professional conferences and writes extensively about his many areas of interest.
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