Program Evaluation: An Introduction / Edition 2

Program Evaluation: An Introduction / Edition 2

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

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…  See more details below

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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:
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

Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Ethical issues in program evaluation33
Ch. 3Needs assessment53
Ch. 4Qualitative methods in evaluation87
Ch. 5Formative and process evaluation116
Ch. 6Single system research designs161
Ch. 7Goal attainment scaling194
Ch. 8Client satisfaction207
Ch. 9Group research designs231
Ch. 10Cost-effectiveness and cost analysis designs274
Ch. 11Measurement tools and strategies290
Ch. 12Illustrations of instruments323
Ch. 13Data analysis339
Ch. 14Pragmatic issues371
Ch. 15Writing evaluation proposals, reports, and journal articles394

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