Evaluation Models: Viewpoints on Educational and Human Services Evaluation / Edition 2

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This is an up-to-date revision of the classic text first published in 1983. It includes a historical perspective on the growth of evaluation theory and practice and two comparative analyses of the various alternative perspectives on evaluation. It also includes articles representing the major schools of thought about evaluation written by the leaders who have developed these schools and models. The final section describes and discusses the Standards for Program Evaluation and the reformation of program evaluation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792378846
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 2/7/2007
  • Series: Evaluation in Education and Human Services Series, #49
  • Edition description: 2nd ed. 2000
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 509
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. Preface. I: Program Evaluation: An Introduction. 1. Program Evaluation: An Historical Overview; G.F. Madaus, D.L. Stufflebeam. 2. Models, Metaphors, and Definitions of Evaluation; G.F. Madaus, T. Kellaghan. 3. Foundational Models for 21st Century Program Evaluation; D.L. Stufflebeam. II: Questions/Methods-Oriented Models. 4. A Rationale for Program Evaluation; R.W. Tyler. 5. Outcome Evaluation; T. Kellaghan, G.F. Madaus. 6. The Role of Testing in Evaluations; G.F. Madaus, et al. 7. The Discrepancy Evaluation Model; A. Steinmetz. 8. The Role of Field Trials in Evaluating School Practices: A Rare Design; B. Nave, et al. 9. Cost Analysis for Improved Educational Policymaking and Evaluation; M.C. Tsang. 10. The Clarification Hearing: A Personal View of the Process; G.F. Madaus. 11. Case Study Evaluations: A Decade of Progress; R.K. Yin. 12. Educational Criticism as a Form of Qualitative Enquiry; D.J. Flinders, E.W. Eisner. 13. Program Theory: Not Whether Programs Work, But How They Work; P.J. Rogers. III: Improvement/Accountability-Oriented Evaluation. 14. Course Improvement Through Evaluation; L.J. Cronbach. 15. Evaluation Ideologies; M. Scriven. 16. The CIPP Model for Evaluation; D.L. Stufflebeam. 17. Accountability: Implications for State and Local Policymakers; M.W. Kirst. IV: Social Agenda-Directed (Advocacy) Models. 18. Program Evaluation, Particularly Responsive Evaluation; R.E. Stake. 19. Epistemological and Methodological Bases of Naturalistic Inquiry; E.G. Guba, Y.S. Lincoln. 20. Developing Discourses on Evaluation; H.S. Bhola. 21. Steps of Empowerment Evaluation: From California to Cape Town; D.M. Fetterman. 22. Deliberative Democratic Evaluation in Practice; E.R. House, K.R. Howe. V: Overarching Matters. 23. Utilization-Focused Evaluation; M.Q. Patton. 24. Professional Standards and Principles for Evaluation; D.L. Stufflebeam. 25. The Methodology of Metaevaluation; D.L. Stufflebeam. References.

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