Guba, Egon G.

(b. 1924, Chicago, Illinois). Ph.D. Educational Inquiry, University of Chicago; M.A. University of Kansas; A.B. Valparaiso University.

Guba is Professor Emeritus, School of Education at Indiana University–Bloomington. He has also been Associate Dean for Academic Affairs of the School of Education. Previous faculty positions have included teaching statistics and measurement at the University of Chicago and the University of Kansas, and Community Studies, Inc., at The Ohio State University, where he served first as Head of the Division of Educational Research and then Director of the Bureau of Educational Research and Service.

His primary contribution to the field of evaluation was in raising serious questions about conventional approaches to evaluation and inquiry more generally. These doubts evolved toward the formulation of a monograph, Naturalistic Inquiry, which was ...

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