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Author Worthen, Blaine R.

Title Program evaluation : alternative approaches and practical guidelines / Blaine R. Worthen, James R. Sanders, Jody L. Fitzpatrick
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Longman, [1997]


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 W'PONDS  379.154 Wor/Pea 1997  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 558 pages : illustrations
Contents Ch. 1. Evaluation's Basic Purpose, Uses, and Conceptual Distinctions -- Ch. 2. Origins of Modern Program Evaluation -- Ch. 3. Recent Developments and Trends in Evaluation -- Ch. 4. Alternative Views of Evaluation -- Ch. 5. Objectives-Oriented Evaluation Approaches -- Ch. 6. Management-Oriented Evaluation Approaches -- Ch. 7. Consumer-Oriented Evaluation Approaches -- Ch. 8. Expertise-Oriented Evaluation Approaches -- Ch. 9. Adversary-Oriented Evaluation Approaches -- Ch. 10. Participant-Oriented Evaluation Approaches -- Ch. 11. Alternative Evaluation Approaches: A Summary and Comparative Analysis -- Ch. 12. Clarifying the Evaluation Request and Responsibilities -- Ch. 13. Setting Boundaries and Analyzing the Evaluation Context -- Ch. 14. Identifying and Selecting the Evaluation Questions and Criteria -- Ch. 15. Planning How to Conduct the Evaluation -- Ch. 16. Dealing with Political, Ethical, and Interpersonal Aspects of Evaluation
Ch. 17. Collecting, Analyzing, and Interpreting Quantitative Information -- Ch. 18. Collecting, Analyzing, and Interpreting Qualitative Information -- Ch. 19. Reporting and Using Evaluation Information -- Ch. 20. Evaluating Evaluations -- Ch. 21. Conducting Multiple-Site Evaluation Studies -- Ch. 22. Conducting Evaluation of Organizations' Renewal and Training in Corporate and Nonprofit Settings -- Ch. 23. The Future of Evaluation -- Appendix. Some General Areas of Competence Important in Education Evaluation
Notes Rev. ed. of: Educational evaluation. c1987
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Educational evaluation -- United States.
Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- United States.
Evaluation -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Author Fitzpatrick, Jody L.
Sanders, James R.
Worthen, Blaine R. Educational evaluation
LC no. 96028952
ISBN 0801307740