Qualitative approaches to evaluation in education the silent scientific revolution

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Published by Praeger in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Educational evaluation -- Methodology.,
  • Education -- Research -- Evaluation.,
  • Paradigms (Social sciences),
  • Evaluation research (Social action programs)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Book details

Statementedited by David M. Fetterman.
ContributionsFetterman, David M.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLB2822.75 .Q35 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2527487M
ISBN 100275929175
LC Control Number88002746

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