Assessment and Evaluation. Diane M. Bunce Chemistry Department The Catholic University of America Washington, DC 2064 Bunce@cua.edu. Project Evaluation NSF 1997. What is it? Systematic investigation of the worth of a project Answers the questions: What have we accomplished?
Diane M. Bunce
The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC 2064
What is it?
Questions must address the overall goals of the project.
Variables are complex, interwoven and difficult to measure
Interpretation of reality of situation
Ends with hypothesis
Researcher is the tool
Variables can be identified and relationships measured
Starts with hypothesis
Researcher manipulates formal toolsComparison of Qualitative and Quantitative Evaluation Designs