Evaluation Glossary

Synthesis

The process of combining data and information from multiple sources, or of ratings and judgments on separate scoring dimensions in order to arrive at a conclusion or result.

Source

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

Related Terms

Multiple Lines of Evidence
Triangulation of Findings