Thomas A Schwandt

1980 …2019
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2019

How did that happen? Teachers' explanations for low test scores

Evans, M., Teasdale, R. M., Gannon-Slater, N., Londe, P. G. L., Crenshaw, H. L., Greene, J. C. & Schwandt, T. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Teachers College Record. 121, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

teacher
student
performance
instruction
educator

Post-normal evaluation?

Schwandt, T. A., Jul 1 2019, In : Evaluation. 25, 3, p. 317-329 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
social intervention
Values
decision making
uncertainty
2018

Acting together in determining value: A professional ethical responsibility of evaluators

Schwandt, T. A., Jul 1 2018, In : Evaluation. 24, 3, p. 306-317 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

professional ethics
ethics
responsibility
evaluation
Values

Evaluative Thinking as a Collaborative Social Practice: The Case of Boundary Judgment Making

Schwandt, T. A., Jun 1 2018, In : New Directions for Evaluation. 2018, 158, p. 125-137 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

disposition
evaluation
Social practice
Evaluation
Critical thinking

This Is Your (My) Life

Schwandt, T. A., Mar 1 2018, In : New Directions for Evaluation. 2018, 157, p. 79-81 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
experience
Evaluation
2017

Advancing equity in accountability and organizational cultures of data use

Gannon-Slater, N., La Londe, P. G., Crenshaw, H. L., Evans, M. E., Greene, J. C. & Schwandt, T. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Journal of Educational Administration. 55, 4, p. 361-375 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

organizational culture
equity
responsibility
learning organization
conversation

Professionalization, Ethics, and Fidelity to an Evaluation Ethos

Schwandt, T. A., Dec 1 2017, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 38, 4, p. 546-553 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

professionalization
Ethics
moral philosophy
evaluation
profession
2015

Reconstructing professional ethics and responsibility: Implications of critical systems thinking

Schwandt, T. A., Oct 1 2015, In : Evaluation. 21, 4, p. 462-466 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

professional ethics
ethics
responsibility
2014

On the Mutually Informing Relationship Between Practice and Theory in Evaluation

Schwandt, T. A., Jun 2014, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 35, 2, p. 231-236 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
Evaluation
2012

Political culture as context for evaluation

Dahler-Larsen, P. & Schwandt, T. A., Sep 1 2012, In : New Directions for Evaluation. 2012, 135, p. 75-87 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

political culture
evaluation
citizen
history
interaction

Quality, Standards and Accountability: An Uneasy Alliance

Schwandt, T. A., Jun 1 2012, In : Education Inquiry. 3, 2, p. 217-224 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

responsibility
appeal
housing construction
cell phone
toy

Valuing methodological diversity

Schwandt, T. A., Mar 1 2012, In : qualitative social work. 11, 2, p. 125-129 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008

A Tribute to My Teacher

Schwandt, T. A., Dec 2008, In : Qualitative Inquiry. 14, 8, p. 1374-1376 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

teacher

Educating for intelligent belief in evaluation

Schwandt, T. A., Jun 1 2008, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 29, 2, p. 139-150 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
Climate
disposition
criticism
well-being

In Memoriam: Egon Guba (1924—2008)

Schwandt, T. A., Sep 2008, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 29, 3, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

On learning to be a scholar: A tribute to my teacher

Schwandt, T. A., Jan 1 2008, In : International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education. 21, 6, p. 547-549 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

teacher
learning

Remembering my Teacher

Schwandt, T. A., Sep 2008, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 29, 3, p. 328-329 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

teacher
2007

Expanding the conversation on evaluation ethics

Schwandt, T. A., Nov 1 2007, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 30, 4, p. 400-403 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ethics
Ethics
conversation
moral philosophy
world society

Judging interpretations: But is it rigorous? Trustworthiness and authenticity in naturalistic evaluation

Schwandt, T. A., Lincoln, Y. S. & Guba, E. G., Jan 1 2007, In : New Directions for Evaluation. 2007, 114, p. 11-25 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trustworthiness
authenticity
interpretation
evaluation
paradigm

Method choice: Five discussant commentaries

Greene, J. C., Lipsey, M. W., Schwandt, T. A., Smith, N. L. & Tharp, R. G., Jan 1 2007, In : New Directions for Evaluation. 2007, 113, p. 111-127 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dialogue
evaluation
evidence
Evaluator
Evaluation

On the Importance of Revisiting the Study of Ethics in Evaluation

Schwandt, T. A., May 24 2007, In : Advances in Program Evaluation. 10, p. 117-127 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

moral philosophy
evaluation
2006

When Evaluation Meets the ‘Rough Ground’ in Communities

Schwandt, T. A. & Dahler-Larsen, P., Oct 2006, In : Evaluation. 12, 4, p. 496-505 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
community
dialogue
Values
experience
2005

A Diagnostic reading of scientifically based research for education

Schwandt, T. A., Aug 1 2005, In : Educational Theory. 55, 3, p. 285-305 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

diagnostic
science
educational research
education
educational practice

On generating knowledge in service to society

Schwandt, T. A., Oct 1 2005, In : International Journal of Research and Method in Education. 28, 2, p. 197-205 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

educational research
responsibility
educational practice
climate
science

On modeling our understanding of the practice fields

Schwandt, T. A., Jan 1 2005, In : Pedagogy, Culture and Society. 13, 3, p. 313-332 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

learning

The centrality of practice to evaluation

Schwandt, T. A., Mar 1 2005, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 26, 1, p. 95-105 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
Evidence-Based Practice
Linguistics
Social Work
Equipment and Supplies
2003

Notes on evaluating the ecology of rehabilitation praxis

Schwandt, T. A. & Schwandt, T. A., Jan 1 2003, In : Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research. 5, 1, p. 93-105 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecology
Rehabilitation
Artifacts
2001

A Postscript on Thinking about Dialogue

Schwandt, T. A., Apr 1 2001, In : Evaluation. 7, 2, p. 264-276 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dialogue
obligation
social science
interpretation
evaluation

Dialogue on Dialogue

Abma, T. A., Greene, J. C., Karlsson, O., Ryan, K., Schwandt, T. A. & Widdershoven, G. A. M., Apr 1 2001, In : Evaluation. 7, 2, p. 164-180 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dialogue
evaluation
civil society
public sector
Values

Responsiveness and everyday life

Schwandt, T. A., Jan 1 2001, In : New Directions for Evaluation. 2001, 92, p. 73-88 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

everyday life
methodology
evaluation
Methodology
Evaluation

Understanding Dialogue as Practice

Schwandt, T. A., Apr 1 2001, In : Evaluation. 7, 2, p. 228-237 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dialogue
evaluation
learning
interpretation
Values
2000

Further diagnostic thoughts on what ails evaluation practice

Schwandt, T. A., Jan 1 2000, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 21, 2, p. 225-229 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

diagnostic
evaluation
Diagnostics
Evaluation practice

Meta-analysis and everyday life: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Schwandt, T. A., Jan 1 2000, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 21, 2, p. 213-219 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

everyday life
Meta-Analysis
Everyday life
Meta-analysis
1999

On understanding understanding

Schwandt, T. A., Dec 1 1999, In : Qualitative Inquiry. 5, 4, p. 451-464 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hermeneutics
dialogue
learning
1998

Commentary: Moral Demands and Strong Evaluation

Schwandt, T. A., Jun 1998, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 19, 2, p. 227-229 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
Evaluation
1997

Evaluation as practical hermeneutics

Schwandt, T. A., Dec 1 1997, In : Evaluation. 3, 1, p. 69-83 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hermeneutics
evaluation
paradigm
discourse

Reading the "problem of evaluation" in social inquiry

Schwandt, T. A., Dec 1 1997, In : Qualitative Inquiry. 3, 1, p. 4-25 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
social science
Values
social reality
critical theory

The landscape of values in evaluation: Charted terrain and unexplored territory

Schwandt, T. A., Dec 1997, In : New Directions for Evaluation. 1997, 76, p. 25-39 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
Values
Evaluator
Evaluation
1996

Farewell to criteriology

Schwandt, T. A., Dec 1 1996, In : Qualitative Inquiry. 2, 1, p. 58-72 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

practical philosophy
recourse
epistemology
rationality
Society
1992

A case study of methodological issues in cross-cultural evaluation

Jinkerson, D. L., Cummings, O. W., Neisendorf, B. J. & Schwandt, T. A., Jan 1 1992, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 15, 3, p. 273-285 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

qualitative analysis
evaluation
methodology
Evaluation
project

Better living through evaluation? Images of progress shaping evaluation practice

Schwandt, T. A., Jun 1992, In : Evaluation Practice. 13, 2, p. 135-144 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation

Better Living Through Evaluation? Images of Progress Shaping Evaluation Practice

Schwandt, T. A., Jun 1992, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 13, 2, p. 135-144 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manuscripts
dialogue
evaluation
profession
Evaluation
audit
Metaphor
experience
auditing
evaluation
1990

Defining "quality" in evaluation

Schwandt, T. A., 1990, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 13, 2, p. 177-188 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
manufacturing
product
Evaluation
profession
1989

Recapturing Moral Discourse in Evaluation

Schwandt, T. A., Nov 1989, In : Educational Researcher. 18, 8, p. 11-17 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

discourse
evaluation
social philosophy
political philosophy
restoration

SOLUTIONS TO THE PARADIGM CONFLICT:: Coping with Uncertainty

Schwandt, T. A., Jan 1989, In : Journal of Contemporary Ethnography. 17, 4, p. 379-407 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coping
replacement
uncertainty
paradigm
Values

The Politics of Verifying Trustworthiness in Evaluation Auditing

Schwandt, T. A., Nov 1989, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 10, 4, p. 33-40 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Manuscripts
trustworthiness
auditing
Politics
dialogue
1986

Evaluation '85: Reactions from Business and Industry

Alexander, J., O'neill, K., Shader, K., Schwandt, T. & Cummings, O., May 1986, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 7, 2, p. 65-67 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Industry
industry
evaluation
Evaluation
1985

Evaluation '84: A Business Perspective

Cummings, O., Schwandt, T., Alexander, J. & Bramlett, M., Feb 1985, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 6, 1, p. 51-53 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

evaluation
Evaluation