Practices and challenges in educational program evaluation in the Asia-Pacific region: Results of a Delphi study

Yi Fang Lee, James W. Altschuld, Hsin Ling Hung

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Abstract

While educational program evaluation has become more important in recent years because of increasing governmental demands for accountability, little is known about the development of and issues in regard to this topic in the Asia-Pacific region. The findings from a Delphi study conducted in a number of relevant countries are provided in this article. Thirty panelists participated in three rounds of iterations to identify current status, challenges, and concerns in the near future. The results should be of value to educational evaluators, researchers, and decision makers.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)368-375
Number of pages8
JournalEvaluation and Program Planning
Volume31
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Nov 1

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Keywords

  • Asia-Pacific region
  • Delphi study
  • Educational program evaluation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Social Psychology
  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Strategy and Management
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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