Speaker & Gavel Help? Not if You Don't Know What to Look for: Applying Social Cognitive Theory to Program Evaluation in Competitive Forensics Help? Not if You Don't Know What to Look for Applying Social Cognitive Theory to Program Evaluation in Competitive Forensics

Audra Diers, Audra Diers
2012 unpublished
Jessica Furgerson offered an important call to action by arguing Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives should be applied as a way to evaluate research skill acquisition in forensics participation. I have used her analysis as a way to show that more than just understanding what we do (and should do) in forensics, we should use theory to guide team goal-setting and program evaluation. In addition, I have argued forensics program administrators should establish theory-based program evaluation
more » ... program evaluation using Bandura's social cognitive theory to demonstrate the value forensics offers to the overall university education mission .
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