Curriculum Evaluation: Problems and Guidelines
by Herbert J. Walberg — 1970
Professor Walberg, of the Wisconsin Research and Development Center for Cognitive Learning, continues The Record's discussion of curriculum evaluation. He confronts the problems of how specific statements of objectives ought to be, what sorts of indicators might help in the judgmental process, and how better instructional methods might be revealed. Emphasizing the importance of "explicitness, objectivity, and critical judgment" in evaluation, Dr. Walberg has some suggestive things to say about the usefulness and relevance of educational evaluation in general. If it is ever to become an applied science, lie says, it has a long way to go.
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