Scriven, Michael, "Conceptual Revolution in Evaluation," pp. 167-179 in Marvin C. Alkin, ed., Evaluation Roots: A Wider Perspective of Theorists' Views and Influence, 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2013.


Michael Scriven


Presents Scriven's state-of-the-art view of the process and discipline of Evaluation; a revised and fuller version of this article entitled, "The Foundation and Future of Evaluation," appears in pp. 11-44 in Stewart I. Donaldson, ed.,The Future of Evaluation in Society. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, 2013.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Evaluation, Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines

Source Discipline

Field other than Education

Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Evaluative Inquiry

Type of Study

Status Study

Narrow Topic

Knowledge Generation, Program Audit/Evaluation, Evaluation of Instruction, Student Assessment, Teacher Evaluation


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