Linking Auditing and Meta-Evaluation: Enhancing Quality in Applied Research

Linking Auditing and Meta-Evaluation: Enhancing Quality in Applied Research

by Thomas A. Schwandt
     
 

The emergence of new evaluation paradigms raises serious questions about how merit can be established and judged. Linking Auditing and Metaevaluation addresses this concern, introducing a strategy by which the quality of inquiry procedures and products can be assured and retrospectively assessed. Based upon the model of fiscal auditing, the technique isSee more details below

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The emergence of new evaluation paradigms raises serious questions about how merit can be established and judged. Linking Auditing and Metaevaluation addresses this concern, introducing a strategy by which the quality of inquiry procedures and products can be assured and retrospectively assessed. Based upon the model of fiscal auditing, the technique is applicable to a variety of social scientific investigations and specifically includes non - conventional paradigms such as naturalistic evaluation. Effective regardless of the nature of the inquiry, auditing is also an excellent means of organizing data, thus promoting theorizing and identification of relationships in that data. Each section includes exercises designed both to encoura

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803929685
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/01/1988
Series:
Applied Social Research Methods Series, #11
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.38(d)

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