Appreciative evaluation – a form of formative evaluation

Stefan COJOCARU, 2008, „Evaluarea apreciativa – forma a evaluarii formative”, Revista de cercetare si interventie sociala, vol 20/2008, pp.42-48, ISSN: 1583-3410 (tipar), 1584-5397 (electronic) ), acreditata CNCSIS no. 657, categoria A, indexata BDI, ISI Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS, Central and Eastern European Online Library, Index Copernicus, articol cotat ISI (Social Sciences Citation Index).

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