Evaluation Glossary


That which is worthy of confidence and acceptance by others, usually based on the expertise, trustworthiness, and/or reliability of the source of the evidence or judgment. Credible does not necessarily mean accurate or valid.


Patricia Wheeler, Geneva D. Haertel, and Michael Scriven. (1992). Teacher Evaluation Glossary, Kalamazoo, MI: The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University.

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