Maling, Jillian, and Bruce Keepes, "Educational Research and Evaluation," pp. 265-285 in Elliot W. Eisner, ed., Learning and Teaching the Ways of Knowing, 84th Yearbook of the NSSE, Part II. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1985.


Gives some criticisms of the dominant paradigm and notes some recent developments in its use; describes the alternative qualitative paradigm; urges training in these approaches.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines, Curriculum Evaluation

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Evaluative Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Qualitative Research


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