A major/degree in Educational Evaluation and Research is a program that focuses on the principles and procedures for generating information about educational programs, personnel and methods, and the analysis of such information for planning purposes.
Includes instruction in evaluation theory, evaluation research design and planning, administering evaluations and related data collection activities, data reporting requirements, data analysis and interpretation, and related economic and policy issues.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Educational Evaluation and Research?
A master's degree is the most common level of education required for a career related to Educational Evaluation and Research. With this major/degree, you may find jobs in institutions of higher learning, federal and state agencies, school districts, and for-profit and non-profit organizations. As well, you may choose to work as private consultants for school districts, government agencies, and private organizations.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Educational Evaluation and Research
Professional associations are groups of specialists dedicated to topics in particular fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
Publications/Magazines in Educational Evaluation and Research