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Author Wholey, Joseph S.

Title Handbook of practical program evaluation / Joseph S. Wholey, Harry P. Hatry, Kathryn E. Newcomer, editors
Edition First edition
Published San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [1994]
©1994

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Description xxiii, 622 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Series A Joint publication in the Jossey-Bass public administration series, the Jossey-Bass nonprofit sector series, and the Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series
Jossey-Bass nonprofit sector series.
Jossey-Bass public administration series.
Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Meeting the Need for Practical Evaluation Approaches: An Introduction -- Part One: Evaluation Design: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches -- 2. Assessing the Feasibility and Usefulness of Evaluation(Joseph S. Wholey) -- 3. Designing and Using Process Evaluation(Mary Ann Scheirer) -- 4. Using Qualitative Approaches(Sharon L. Caudle) -- 5. Outcome Monitoring(Dennis P. Affholter) -- 6. Constructing Natural "Experiments"(Debra J. Rog) -- 7. Convincing Quasi-Experiments: The Interrupted Time Series and Regression-Discontinuity Designs(Richard J. Marcantonio, Thomas D. Cook) -- 8. Ethical and Practical Randomized Field Experiments(Michael L. Dennis) -- 9. Synthesizing Evaluation Findings(David S. Cordray, Robert L. Fischer) -- Part Two: Practical Data Collection Procedures -- 10. Use of Ratings by Trained Observers(John M. Greiner) -- 11. Designing and Conducting Surveys(Thomas I. Miller) -- 12. The Systematic Use of Expert Judgment(Harvey A. Averch) -- 13. Acting for the Sake of Research: The Use Role-Playing in Evaluation(Margery Austin Turner, WAndy Zimmermann) -- 14. How to Use Focus Groups(Debra L. Dean) -- 15. Managing Field Data Collection from Start to Finish(Demetra Smith Nightingale, Shelli Balter Rossman) -- 16. Collecting Data from Agency Records(Harry P. Hatry) -- Part Three: Practical Data Analysis -- 17. Using Statistics Appropriately(Kathryn E. Newcomer) -- 18. Using Regression Models to Estimate Program Effects(Charles S. Reichardt, Carol A. Bormann) -- 19. Benefit-Cost Analysis in Program Evaluation(James Edwin Kee) -- Part Four: Planning and Managing Evaluation for Maximum Effectiveness -- 20. Making Evaluation Units Effective(Eleanor Chelimsky) -- 21. Managing Evaluation Projects Step by Step(John B. Bell) -- 22. Evaluators as Change Agents(Richard C. Sonnichsen) -- 23. Making A Splash: Reporting Evaluation Results Effectively(Michael HAndricks) -- 24. Maximizing the Use of Evaluation Results(Reginald Carter) -- Conclusion: Improving Evaluation Activities and Results
Analysis Policy Sciences
Political Planning - Evaluation
Notes A Joint publication in the Jossey-Bass public administration series, the Jossey-Bass nonprofit sector series, and the Jossey-Bass social and behavioral science series
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Issuing Body "A Joint publication in the Jossey-Bass Public Administration Series, the Jossey-Bass Nonprofit Sector Series, and the Jossey-Bass Social and Behavioral Science Series." -- opp. t.p. verso
Subject Policy sciences.
Political planning -- Evaluation.
Program Evaluation -- methods.
Evaluation Studies as Topic -- methods
Policy Making.
Author Hatry, Harry P.
Newcomer, Kathryn E., 1949-
Wholey, Joseph S.
LC no. 93048623
ISBN 1555426573