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  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 14 June 2010
  • ISBN : 9781606238868
  • Page : 375 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Developmental evaluation (DE) offers a powerful approach to monitoring and supporting social innovations by working in partnership with program decision makers. In this book, eminent authority Michael Quinn Patton shows how to conduct evaluations within a DE framework. Patton draws on insights about complex dynamic systems, uncertainty, nonlinearity, and emergence. He illustrates how DE can be used for a range of purposes: ongoing program development, adapting effective principles of practice to local contexts, generating innovations and taking them to scale, and facilitating rapid response in crisis situations. Students and practicing evaluators will appreciate the book's extensive case examples and stories, cartoons, clear writing style, "closer look" sidebars, and summary tables. Provided is essential guidance for making evaluations useful, practical, and credible in support of social change.

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Developmental Evaluation

Developmental Evaluation
  • Author : Michael Quinn Patton
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2010-06-14
  • ISBN : 9781606238868
DOWNLOAD BOOKDevelopmental Evaluation

Developmental evaluation (DE) offers a powerful approach to monitoring and supporting social innovations by working in partnership with program decision makers. In this book, eminent authority Michael Quinn Patton shows how to conduct evaluations within a DE framework. Patton draws on insights about complex dynamic systems, uncertainty, nonlinearity, and emergence. He illustrates how DE can be used for a range of purposes: ongoing program development, adapting effective principles of practice to local contexts, generating innovations and taking them to scale,

Impact Evaluation in Practice, Second Edition

Impact Evaluation in Practice, Second Edition
  • Author : Paul J. Gertler,Sebastian Martinez,Patrick Premand,Laura B. Rawlings,Christel M. J. Vermeersch
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2016-09-12
  • ISBN : 9781464807800
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The second edition of the Impact Evaluation in Practice handbook is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to impact evaluation for policy makers and development practitioners. First published in 2011, it has been used widely across the development and academic communities. The book incorporates real-world examples to present practical guidelines for designing and implementing impact evaluations. Readers will gain an understanding of impact evaluations and the best ways to use them to design evidence-based policies and programs. The updated version covers the

The CIPP Evaluation Model

The CIPP Evaluation Model
  • Author : Daniel L. Stufflebeam,Guili Zhang
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-03-07
  • ISBN : 9781462529230
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"The book's chapters provide background on how and why the CIPP (Context, Input, Process, Product) Model was developed; a detailed presentation of the model; an explanation of the key role of an evaluation-oriented leader, who can decide what and when to evaluate; detailed presentations on evaluation design, budgeting, and contracting; procedures and tools for collecting, analyzing, and reporting evaluation information; and procedures for conducting standards-based meta-evaluations (evaluations of evaluations). These topics are interspersed with illustrative evaluation cases in such areas

Evaluation for the real world

Evaluation for the real world
  • Author : Palfrey, Colin,Thomas, Paul
  • Publisher : Policy Press
  • Release Date : 2012-06-13
  • ISBN : 9781447308454
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Evaluation research findings should be a key element of the policy-making process, yet in reality they are often disregarded. This valuable book examines the development of evaluation and its impact on public policy by analysing evaluation frameworks and criteria which are available when evaluating public policies and services. It further examines the nature of evidence and its use and non-use by decision-makers and assesses the work of influential academics in the USA and UK in the context of evaluation and

Research and Evaluation Methods in Special Education

Research and Evaluation Methods in Special Education
  • Author : Donna M. Mertens
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2003-09-10
  • ISBN : 9781506318516
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This excellent resource provides an approach to research and evaluation that helps educators better understand and address the needs of students with various disabilities.

Transformative Research and Evaluation

Transformative Research and Evaluation
  • Author : Donna M. Mertens
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release Date : 2008-10-29
  • ISBN : 9781593859855
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From distinguished scholar Donna M. Mertens, this core book provides a framework for making methodological decisions and conducting research and evaluations that promote social justice. The transformative paradigm has emerged from - and guides - a broad range of social and behavioral science research projects with communities that have been pushed to the margins, such as ethnic, racial, and sexual minority group members and children and adults with disabilities. Mertens shows how to formulate research questions based on community needs,

Manual for Police Traffic Services Personnel Performance Evaluation System. Management and Implementation. Volume I.

Manual for Police Traffic Services Personnel Performance Evaluation System. Management and Implementation. Volume I.
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1977
  • ISBN : UOM:39015075469398
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Job Evaluation

Job Evaluation
  • Author : Maeve Quaid
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993
  • ISBN : UOM:49015001493841
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Despite the recent widespread interest in and application of job evaluation technique, Quaid claims that we know very little about the more fundamental properties of the technique and that we have become satisfied with a number of unexamined assumptions. Using examples from a real-life organizational context, she demonstrates that many qualities that have been attributed to job evaluation are unfounded and that, in fact, despite its many claims, at the "rational" level job evaluation accomplishes little, if anything at all.

An Evaluation Process for the California Transportation Plan and Its Component Studies

An Evaluation Process for the California Transportation Plan and Its Component Studies
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1974
  • ISBN : UCI:31970031481697
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Compendium of HHS Evaluations and Relevant Other Studies

Compendium of HHS Evaluations and Relevant Other Studies
  • Author : HHS Policy Information Center (U.S.)
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1990
  • ISBN : MINN:30000002258519
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Evaluation Practice in Review

Evaluation Practice in Review
  • Author : David S. Cordray,Howard S. Bloom,Richard J. Light
  • Publisher : Jossey-Bass Incorporated Pub
  • Release Date : 1987
  • ISBN : UOM:49015002453232
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Econometric Evaluation of Socio-Economic Programs

Econometric Evaluation of Socio-Economic Programs
  • Author : Giovanni Cerulli
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-05-08
  • ISBN : 9783662464052
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This book provides advanced theoretical and applied tools for the implementation of modern micro-econometric techniques in evidence-based program evaluation for the social sciences. The author presents a comprehensive toolbox for designing rigorous and effective ex-post program evaluation using the statistical software package Stata. For each method, a statistical presentation is developed, followed by a practical estimation of the treatment effects. By using both real and simulated data, readers will become familiar with evaluation techniques, such as regression-adjustment, matching, difference-in-differences, instrumental-variables

ITS Evaluation Activities

ITS Evaluation Activities
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : NWU:35556037533288
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Evaluation Handbook for Family Planning Programs

Evaluation Handbook for Family Planning Programs
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1978
  • ISBN : UOM:39015016137922
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Evaluation of Research

Evaluation of Research
  • Author : Michael Gibbons,OECD Staff,Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Staff,Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development,Luke Georghiou
  • Publisher : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development ; [Ottawa : Renouf]
  • Release Date : 1987
  • ISBN : UOM:39015014162674
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This report is based on selected surveys of research practices used in eight countries (Canada, France, Germany, Japan, The Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States). It is designed as a technical approach to help both scientists and decision makers unfamiliar with these procedures to define the most relevant practices in light of analysis of their advantages and limitations. The major emphasis of the document is on university research. It contains sections on: (1) elements in the organization of