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Research Techniques for Program Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation / Edition 1

Research Techniques for Program Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation / Edition 1


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Each section, program planning, monitoring, and evaluation, begins with a description of the administrative function to which it is devoted, followed by a set of selected research techniques, each illustrated with a hypothetical case and an exercise for the reader in applying the technique.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780231039444
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 06/22/1977
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 178
Product dimensions: 0.56(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Irwin Epstein has held research positions at Mobilization for Youth and the Institute of labor and Industrial Realtions at the University of Michigan, where he is currently professor of social work. Together with Dr. Tripodi and Dr. P. Fellin, he coauthored Social Program Evaluation and Social Workers at Work.Tony Tripodi is professor of social work at the university of Michigan and is a member of the Editorial Board of Evaluation and Program Planning. He is the author of Uses and Abuses of Social Research.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
1. Program Planning
2. Constructing Questionnaires for Need-Assessment Surveys
3. Interviewing for Resource Surveys
4. Assessing Research in Planning Intervention Strategies
5. Using Observational Techniques for Planning Staff Training Pograms
2. Program Monitoring
6. Using Forms to Conduct a Client Census
7. Using Forms to Monitor Staff Activities
8. Using Smapling in Monitoring Staff Performance
9. Data Analysis and Interpretation for Program Monitoring
3. Program Evaluation
10. Interrupted Time Series Designs
11. Replicated Cross-Sectional Survey Designs
12. Comparative Experimental Designs
13. Crossover Designs
14. Summary and Conclusions

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