Serving the public good

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This discussion foregrounds four key issues engaged by the articles presented in this special issue: the unique challenges and opportunities of environmental education evaluation, how to think well about the evaluation approaches and purposes that best match this domain, evaluation capacity building in environmental education and action, and accountability and activist pressures on contemporary evaluation. Environmental education evaluators are encouraged to consider positioning their work in service of the public good.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)197-200
Number of pages4
JournalEvaluation and Program Planning
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Activist evaluation
  • Environmental education evaluation
  • Public good

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Strategy and Management
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Social Psychology
  • Geography, Planning and Development


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