Patton’s (2020) book, Blue Marble Evaluation: Premises and Principles, will expand your knowledge of evaluation, research, the Anthropocene, global issues, and the planet. In 2023, it is important that we understand the impact of our past and present actions on the planet and the future of humanity. Patton’s principles, supported with comics, figures, and exhibits, will grow evaluators in the knowledge, skills, and mindset to make a positive future difference in our planet and humanity. Methodologists will appreciate a new way to examine evaluation and grow as professionals while professors will have a source to add to their course content.
Anthropocene, evaluation, Paulo Freire, research, systems thinking
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Rogers, R. H. (2023). Using Research to Save the Anthropocene: A Review of Michael Quinn Patton’s Blue Marble Evaluation: Premises and Principles. The Qualitative Report, 28(2), 491-495. https://doi.org/10.46743/2160-3715/2023.6199