Outcome-Based Evaluation / Edition 1

Outcome-Based Evaluation / Edition 1

by Robert L. Schalock
     
 

Outcome-based evaluation continues to play a central role in the larger field of policy analysis and speaks to the needs and interests of administrators, students, policymakers, funders, consumers, and educators. In a thoroughgoing revision of the first edition of this classic text and reference, published by Plenum in 1995, the author broadens the coverage from his… See more details below

Overview

Outcome-based evaluation continues to play a central role in the larger field of policy analysis and speaks to the needs and interests of administrators, students, policymakers, funders, consumers, and educators. In a thoroughgoing revision of the first edition of this classic text and reference, published by Plenum in 1995, the author broadens the coverage from his previous emphasis on developmental disabilities to include other areas of human and social service delivery such as education, health, mental health, aging, substance abuse, and corrections.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306450518
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
01/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1The Whats and Whys of Outcome-Based Evaluation3
2Where to Begin and How to Proceed25
3Effectiveness Analysis43
4Impact Analysis57
5Benefit-Cost Analysis75
6Outcome-Based Evaluation Data Collection99
7Outcome-Based Evaluation Data Management125
8Outcome-Based Evaluation Designs and Data Analysis139
9Contextual Analysis173
10Reporting Outcome-Based Evaluation Results187
11Acting On Outcome-Based Evaluation Results201
12Factors Influencing The Future of Outcome-Based Evaluation215
13Those Guiding Principles You Should Not Forget227
References229
Author Index237
Subject Index239

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