Connecting Measurement, Research, and Evaluation

An Educational Perspective

Last fall, Senior Associate Juan D’Brot was elected to the executive committee of the Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation, formed in 1975 as a coalition of professional associations in the United States and Canada concerned with the quality of evaluation practice. 

Juan serves as the National Council on Measurement in Education representative to the Joint Committee. Juan’s previous CenterLine posts relating educational evaluation to summer grillingbuilding a patio, and, most recently, Maslow’s hierarchy of basic needs, demonstrate that Juan’s concern for the quality of evaluation practice permeates all aspects of his life.

This week, we are sharing a post by Juan that was first posted by the American Evaluation Association (AEA) on their AEA365 blog; self-described as being dedicated to “highlighting Hot Tips, Cool Tricks, Rad Resources, and Lessons Learned … from and for evaluators around the globe.”  

In this post, Juan discusses the relationship among measurement, research, and evaluation and the lessons learned from understanding (and not understanding) the distinctions among these three aspects of our work. Click here to read more.