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The evaluation of the De Bono (CoRT) thinking project: Some theoretical issues

Tripp, D.H. (1980) The evaluation of the De Bono (CoRT) thinking project: Some theoretical issues. Studies in Educational Evaluation, 6 (2). pp. 185-194.

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This paper is written from the author's experience during his first major curriculum project evaluation, when as is often the case, practical rather than theoretical considerations were foregrounded. However, as in any evaluation, issues which appeared to be essentially practical were often later seen as examples of more general problems which were themselves the products of theoretical considerations. In this paper some major problems of the evaluation are described as they appeared to the author at the time; they are related to the underlying theoretical issues, with the intention of serving the interests of both the educator engaged in evaluation and the professional evaluator. However, because the unusual nature of this particular project has a bearing upon the way in which the issues arose and were perceived, it is first necessary to mention some of its features.

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Education
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd.
Copyright: © 1980 Elsevier Ltd.
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