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Title Debates on evaluation / [edited] by Marvin C. Alkin ; with contributions by Michael Quinn Patton, Carol H. Weiss ; with additional participation by Ross Conner ... [and others]
Published Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1990]


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 MELB  361.61072 Alk/Doe  AVAILABLE
Description 302 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: Prologue - Marvin C Alkin, Ross Conner, Ernest House, Michael H Kean, Jean King, Susan Klein, Alex Law, Milbrey W McLaughlin, Michael Quinn Patton and Carol H Weiss -- Part One: Evaluation Utilization -- Utilization Factors -- Other Utilization Issues -- Research, Dissemination and Training -- Part Two: Evaluation Theory -- Purposes and Function -- Audience -- Role of Evaluator -- Methods -- Part Three: Evaluation Theory Distinctions: Further Debate -- Evaluation for Decisions - Carol H Weiss -- Is Anybody There? Does Anybody Care? -- The Evaluator's Responsibility for Utilization - Michael Quinn Patton -- How Primary is Your Identity as an Evaluator? - Michael Quinn Patton -- If Program Decisions Hinged Only on Information - Carol H Weiss -- A Response to Patton -- Part Four: Politics And Ethics -- Ethical Issues -- Evaluation Misuse
Analysis Assessment
Notes Proceedings of a conference held at the UCLA Malibu Conference Facility and sponsored by the National Institute of Education under the auspices of the UCLA Center for the Study of Evaluation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- Utilization -- Congresses.
Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- Utilization.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Alkin, Marvin C.
Patton, Michael Quinn.
Weiss, Carol H.
National Institute of Education (U.S.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Evaluation.
LC no. 90008278
ISBN 0803935234
0803935242 (paperback)