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Evaluation in Higher Education


reviewed by Richard H. Lindeman - 1963

coverTitle: Evaluation in Higher Education
Author(s): P. L. Dressel
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Evaluation in Higher Education is an unique and important contribution to the literature dealing with higher education. While many of the topics included have appeared elsewhere, the sources are either too diffuse to afford reasonable availability, or they are generally inaccessible except to specialists in the areas concerned. One might therefore suppose that the book would meet the need, as seen by Dr. Dressel, "for a volume which would bring together in meaningful relationship the nature and significance of evaluation for graduate students, faculty members, and administrators concerned with higher education." A brief outline of content should clarify these remarks concerning significance and purpose. The initial chapter is concerned with the pervasiveness and, indeed, the inevitability of evaluation in the range of educational activities from their philosophical foundations to their development and improvement through scientific research; evaluation is seen as an integrative element in such activities. The place of evaluation in... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 64 Number 6, 1963, p. 517-517
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2938, Date Accessed: 6/1/2020 2:11:03 AM

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