Madaus, George F., and Thomas Kellaghan, "Curriculum Evaluation and Assessment," pp. 119-154 in Philip W. Jackson, ed., Handbook of Research on Curriculum. New York: Macmillan, l992.


Summarizes the state of evaluation and assessment in curriculum, including historical issues, issues in testing, and six major components of curriculum evaluation.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Evaluation

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Integrative Inquiry, Evaluative Inquiry

Type of Study

Research Synthesis

Narrow Topic

Evaluation of Instruction, Student Assessment, Curriculum Standards and Testing, Curriculum History


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