Misreporting evaluation findings – Example 1

Part of the concern with the report we discussed yesterday (which tracked changes in school milk purchases only without any data on calorie intake or obesity) was in how easily carefully phrased conclusions could be paraphrased as bold statements that went way beyond the data.

The original report provided by the researchers was quite careful

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What is Genuine Evaluation?

When we think about the type of evaluation we want to do and to support, and the types we want to hold up for critique and as cautionary tales, five elements stand out:

VALUE-BASED -transparent and defensible values (criteria of merit and worth and standards of performance) EMPIRICAL – credible evidence about what has happened

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