Evaluation A Systematic Approach

Heftet / 2019 / Engelsk

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ISBN13
9781506386607
Publisert
2019
Utgave
8. utgave
Utgiver
Vendor
SAGE Publications Inc
Aldersnivå
05, U
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
360
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770 gr
Høyde
254 mm
Bredde
203 mm
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Evaluation A Systematic Approach

Heftet / 2019 / Engelsk
Evaluation: A Systematic Approach is the bestselling comprehensive introduction to the field of programme evaluation, covering the range of evaluation research activities used in appraising the design, implementation, effectiveness and efficiency of social programmes. This Eighth Edition includes a new practical chapter on planning an evaluation.
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Evaluation: A Systematic Approach is the bestselling comprehensive introduction to the field of programme evaluation.
Preface Acknowledgements About the Authors 1. What Is Program Evaluation and Why Is It Needed? 2. Social Problems and Assessing the Need for a Program 3. Assessing Program Theory and Design 4. Assessing Program Process and Implementation 5. Measuring and Monitoring Program Outcomes 6. Impact Evaluation: Isolating the Effects of Social Programs in the Real World 7. Impact Evaluation: Comparison Group Designs 8. Impact Evaluation: Design With Strict Controls on Program Acess 9. Detecting, Interpreting, and Exploring Program Effects 10. Assessing the Economic Efficiency of Programs 11. Planning an Evaluation 12. The Social and Political Context of Evaluation Glossary References Author Index Subject Index
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"As a professor and a program evaluator, I find that these authors present a realistic, pragmatic view of program evaluation. Clearly presented, these authors use the same language I use with clients, which helps to ease students' transition to the workplace." As a professor and a program evaluator, I find that these authors present a realistic, pragmatic view of program evaluation. Clearly presented, these authors use the same language I use with clients, which helps to ease students' transition to the workplace. -- Leslie Eaton * Survey *"The eighth edition of Evaluation: A Systematic Approach continues to offer broad instruction in program evaluation concepts, methods, and practice from planning to communicating results. The addition of critical thinking and discussion questions provide the opportunity for classroom discussion as well as application of concepts. I recommend this text for use with master's and doctoral level students." -- Nancy Bridier"The 8th edition of Evaluation: A Systematic Approach covers the essentials of evaluation extremely well, serves as a guide for development of specific approaches of evaluation, and enhances the critical thinking of students." -- David Pugh"Evaluation: A Systematic Approach, 8th edition is a wonderful resource for professional degree students as well as providing a practical component for students taking a practicum class." -- Raven Brown"The authors do a phenomenal job of unpacking complex terms and ideas, making this reading accessible to learners." -- Jessica Wendorf"An earlier version of this text was useful to me as an evaluation student. This revised version will ensure that today's students will have an invaluable resource that clearly communicates both what is unique about our field while also introducing the range of approaches and methods that evaluators may use." -- Melissa Haynes"An excellent and concise book defining the systematic approach to program evaluation. A best resource for both students and researchers." -- Anil Kumar Chaudhary
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Mark W. Lipsey is the Director of the Center for Evaluation Research and Methodology, and a Senior Research Associate, at the Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies (Ph.D. in Psychology from The Johns Hopkins University in 1972). His professional interests are in the areas of public policy, program evaluation research, social intervention, field research methodology, and research synthesis (meta-analysis). The topics of his recent research have been risk and intervention for juvenile delinquency and substance use, early childhood education programs, and issues of methodological quality in program evaluation research. Professor Lipsey serves on the editorial boards of Evaluation and Program Planning, Psychological Bulletin, the Journal of Experimental Criminology, and the American Journal of Community Psychology, and boards or committees of, among others, the National Research Council, the Department of Education What Works Clearinghouse, Campbell Collaboration, and Blueprints for Violence Prevention. He is a recipient of the American Evaluation Association's Paul Lazarsfeld Award, the Society of Prevention Research's Nan Tobler Award, a Fellow of the American Psychological Society, and co-author of the program evaluation textbook, Evaluation: A Systematic Approach and the meta-analysis primer, Practical Meta-Analysis. Duncan and Rebecca Kyle MacRae Professor of Public Policy; Director of Graduate Admissions; Director of Education Policy Initiative at Carolina
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ISBN13
9781506386607
Publisert
2019
Utgave
8. utgave
Utgiver
Vendor
SAGE Publications Inc
Aldersnivå
05, U
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
360
Vekt
770 gr
Høyde
254 mm
Bredde
203 mm
Se alle