the evaluating of the program that is conducted without knowledge of the stated goals or objectives. Less subject to preconceptions and biases of the researcher. See qualitative evaluation.

GOAL-FREE EVALUATION: "Goal free evaluation uses no knowledge of the goal to give an unbiased result."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GOAL-FREE EVALUATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/goal-free-evaluation/ (accessed September 16, 2021).