The ABCs of Evaluation: Timeless Techniques for Program and Project Managers / Edition 3

The ABCs of Evaluation: Timeless Techniques for Program and Project Managers / Edition 3

by John Boulmetis, Phyllis Dutwin
     
 

ISBN-10: 047087354X

ISBN-13: 9780470873540

Pub. Date: 10/25/2011

Publisher: Wiley

Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition of the bestselling book offers an introduction to program evaluation including information on stakeholder relationships, program design, data collection and analysis, reporting results, and other important steps. This edition expands coverage of evaluation models and logic models. Written for any program type or

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Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition of the bestselling book offers an introduction to program evaluation including information on stakeholder relationships, program design, data collection and analysis, reporting results, and other important steps. This edition expands coverage of evaluation models and logic models. Written for any program type or setting, The ABCs of Evaluation shows how to select participants for the evaluation and how to deal with multiple goals and objectives — including those of the organization, the staff, and the client. All references and pedagogical features including learning objectives, key terms, and questions for discussion have been updated.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470873540
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/25/2011
Series:
CourseSmart Series, #46
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
299,722
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface.

The Authors.

1. What Is Evaluation?

2. Why Evaluate?

3. Decision Making: Whom to Involve, How, and Why.

4. Starting Point: The Evaluator's Program Description.

5. Choosing an Evaluation Model.

6. Data Sources.

7. Data Analysis.

8. Is It Evaluation or Is It Research?

9. Writing the Evaluation Report.

10. Evaluation as a Business.

Appendix A: More on Data Analysis.

Appendix B: Sample Evaluation Report.

Appendix C: Sample Evaluation Contract.

References.

Index.

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