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Arts Evaluation and Assessment

Measuring Impact in Schools and Communities

Editors: Rajan, Rekha S., O'Neal, Ivonne Chand (Eds.)

  • Provides solutions for successfully designing and implementing arts evaluation and assessment in a variety of contexts.
  • Highlights the unique methods employed in evaluating the impact of music, theater, dance, musical theater, opera, and multimedia arts on students, teachers, teaching artists, and administrators.
  • The editors connect evaluation theory with actual practice, aligning innovative qualitative and quantitative methodology with the purpose and objectives of program evaluation.
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About this book

​This book addresses the challenges faced by arts organizations, schools, and community-based settings when designing program evaluations and measuring artistic engagement and experience. With contributions from leaders in the field, this volume is an exemplary collection of complete program evaluations that assess music, theater, dance, multimedia, and the visual arts in a variety of contexts. 

About the authors

Rekha S. Rajan is Co-Director for PANCH Research, LLC, an international consulting firm specializing in biomedical, health, education, arts research and program evaluation. She is the author of several books, over 50 articles and evaluations. She received her EdD in music education from Teachers College, Columbia University, is on the editorial boards for leading arts journals and was awarded grants from the NEA and Chicago Community Trust. Rajan is also a professional actress and classically trained vocalist. 
Ivonne Chand O’Neal is Principal at MUSE Research, an arts research and evaluation think tank. She sits on Research Advisory and Editorial boards for the Human Flourishing Initiative at the University of Pennsylvania, USA, and was founding Director of Research and Evaluation for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. 

Table of contents (1 chapters)

  • An Introduction to Arts Evaluation

    Rajan, Rekha S. (et al.)

    Pages 1-9

Buy this book

eBook $89.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-64116-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $119.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-64115-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Arts Evaluation and Assessment
Book Subtitle
Measuring Impact in Schools and Communities
Editors
  • Rekha S. Rajan
  • Ivonne Chand O'Neal
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-64116-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-64116-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-64115-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXIV, 347
Number of Illustrations and Tables
16 b/w illustrations, 15 illustrations in colour
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