Program Evaluation: An Introduction / Edition 2

Program Evaluation: An Introduction / Edition 2

by David Royse, Bruce A. Thyer, Bruce A. Thyer
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0830414150

ISBN-13: 9780830414154

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

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

Overview

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:
9780830414154
Publisher:
CENGAGE Learning
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Series:
Nelson-Hall Series in Social Work
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
15.88(w) x 15.88(h) x 23.50(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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