Program Evaluation: An Introduction / Edition 5

Program Evaluation: An Introduction / Edition 5

ISBN-10:
0495601667
ISBN-13:
9780495601661
Pub. Date:
03/12/2009
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
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Program Evaluation: An Introduction / Edition 5

Praised by instructors and students alike, PROGRAM EVALUATION: AN INTRODUCTION helps your students evaluate services and programs that they will encounter in their professional practice. In the process of learning evaluation techniques and skills, students will become proficient at critically analyzing evaluation studies conducted by others. The authors present and simplify all the essentials needed for a critical appreciation of evaluation issues and methodology. The authors' clear writing style and clear presentation of concepts, as well as the text's hands-on and applied focus, will guide students on how to gather evidence and demonstrate that their interventions and programs are effective in improving clients' lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780495601661
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 03/12/2009
Series: Social Work Research Methods / Writing / Evaluation Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 401
Sales rank: 298,229
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(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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