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Author Chen, Huey-tsyh.

Title Practical program evaluation : assessing and improving planning, implementation, and effectiveness / Huey-tsyh Chen
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 292 pages) : illustrations
Contents Fundamentals for practicing program evaluation -- A conceptual framework of program theory for practitioners -- An evaluation taxonomy -- Assisting stakeholders as they formulate program rationales -- How evaluators assist stakeholders develop program plans -- Implementation evaluation tailored for the initial implementation -- Assessing implementation in the mature implementation stage -- Monitoring the progress of a program -- Evaluating outcomes -- Theory-driven outcome evaluation -- Looking forward
Summary Huey T. Chen concentrates on the steps vital to programme evaluation: systematically identifying stakeholder needs selecting evaluation options best suited to particular needs & reconciling any necessary tradeoffs, & turning the decisions into action
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-279) and index
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Subject Evaluation research (Social action programs)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0761902325 (hbk.)
0761902333 (paperback)
1412985447 (ebook)
1441654070 (electronic bk.)
9780761902324 (hbk.)
9780761902331 (paperback)
9781412985444 (ebook)
9781441654076 (electronic bk.)