Program Evaluation: An Introduction / Edition 4

Program Evaluation: An Introduction / Edition 4

by David Royse, Bruce A. Thyer, Deborah K. Padgett, T.K. Logan
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0534508278

ISBN-13: 9780534508272

Pub. Date: 03/10/2005

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Intended for graduate students in social work and counseling, this textbook introduces methods for evaluating services and programs using scientifically credible research tools, and analyzing studies conducted by others and published in disciplinary journals and books. The four authors from three different universities describe formative evaluation, single system

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Intended for graduate students in social work and counseling, this textbook introduces methods for evaluating services and programs using scientifically credible research tools, and analyzing studies conducted by others and published in disciplinary journals and books. The four authors from three different universities describe formative evaluation, single system research designs, client satisfaction, group research designs, cost-effectiveness, measurement tools, and data analysis. The fourth edition adds new examples and illustrations. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534508272
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/10/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Ethical Issues in Program Evaluation. 3. Needs Assessment. 4. Qualitative and Mixed Methods in Evaluation. 5. Formative and Process Evaluation. 6. Single System Research Designs. 7. Client Satisfaction. 8. Sampling. 9. Group Research Designs. 10. Cost-Effectiveness and Cost Analysis Designs. 11. Measurement Tools and Strategies. 12. Illustrations of Instruments. 13. Pragmatic Issues. 14. Data Analysis. 15. Writing Evaluation Proposals, Reports, and Journal Articles.

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