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Pedagogy of Evaluation: New Directions for Evaluation, Number 155

Pedagogy of Evaluation: New Directions for Evaluation, Number 155

Michael Quinn Patton (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-46665-9 October 2017 Jossey-Bass 136 Pages




As pedagogy is the study of teaching, pedagogy of evaluation examines how and what evaluation teaches.

This volume is inspired by the works of Paulo Freire who believed that all interactions between people are pedagogical: something is always being taught, conveyed, and proselytized (the same could be said of evaluation). Freirean principles, though articulated nearly 50 years ago, offer and affirm future directions for dealing with inequality, poverty, social injustice, community development, education, and, to the point here, evaluation. The principles remain fresh and timely, and new.

Divided into three parts, the editors invite you to use Freire’s works to reflect on your pedagogy of evaluation.
  • Contemporaries of Paulo Freire present his pedagogy
  • Pedagogical principles of evaluation derived from Freire
  • Freire’s current evaluation influence illustrated

    This is the 155th issue in the New Directions for Evaluation series from Jossey-Bass. It is an official publication of the American Evaluation Association.
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    Editor’s Notes 9

    Michael Quinn Patton

    Part 1. Contemporaries of Paulo Freire Present His Pedagogy

    1. The Global Impact of Freire’s Pedagogy 17
    Moacir Gadotti

    2. Freirean Pedagogy in Street Education: Unveiling the Impact on Street Children in Brazil 31
    Thereza Penna Firme, Vathsala Iyengar Stone

    Part 2. Pedagogical Principles of Evaluation Derived from Freire

    3. Pedagogical Principles of Evaluation: Interpreting Freire 49
    Michael Quinn Patton

    4. Pedagogy in Process Applied to Evaluation: Learning from Paulo Freire’s Work in Guinea-Bissau 79
    Thomaz K. Chianca, Claudius Ceccon

    Part 3. Freire’s Current Evaluation Influence Illustrated

    5. Transformative Pedagogical Evaluation: Freirean Principles Practiced in Brazilian Public Schools 99
    Vilma Guimaraes

    6. Transformative Empowerment Evaluation and Freirean Pedagogy: Alignment With an Emancipatory Tradition 111
    David Fetterman

    INDEX 127