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

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$17.43
(Save 75%)
Est. Return Date: 08/01/2015
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$54.13
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $54.12
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 22%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $54.12   
  • New (7) from $54.12   
  • Used (3) from $54.12   

Overview

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.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Booknews
A guide to concepts and methods of evaluation. Explains each component of evaluation design, first detailing principles and theories, then showing how to apply them in real-life situations. 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. Describes different evaluation models, and gives tips on identifying data sources and collecting data. Includes a sample report. Boulmetis teaches adult education at the University of Rhode Island. Dutwin is president of a training and development firm and author of eight books used in the adult education and training field. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470873540
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/25/2011
  • Series: CourseSmart Series, #46
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 220,479
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

John Boulmetis is a professor in the School of Education (SOE),director of graduate studies for the SOE, co-director of theURI/RIC PhD Program, and coordinator of the graduate program inAdult Education at the University of Rhode Island.

Phyllis Dutwin is president of Dutwin Associates, a training anddevelopment firm, and former vice president of Reading andEducational Services of New Jersey, and is the author of more thana dozen books used by adults individually and in adult educationclassrooms.

Read More Show Less

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.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)