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Main Title Evaluation : a systematic approach /
Author Rossi, Peter H.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Lipsey, Mark W.,
Henry, Gary T.,
Publisher SAGE,
Year Published 2019
OCLC Number 1061866010
ISBN 9781506307886; 1506307884
Subjects Evaluation research (Social action programs) ; Evaluationsforschung
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  H62.R666 2019 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 10/06/2021
Edition Eighth edition.
Collation xviii, 342 pages ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-330) and index.
Contents Notes
"Evaluation: A Systematic Approach is the bestselling comprehensive introduction to the field of program evaluation, covering the range of evaluation research activities used in appraising the design, implementation, effectiveness, and efficiency of social programs. Relied upon as the "gold standard" by professors, students, and practitioners, this new Eighth Edition includes five new or substantially revised chapters, including a new practical chapter on planning an evaluation, and a major re-organization of the book's content to better serve the needs of program evaluation courses"-- What is program evaluation and why is it needed? -- Social problems and assessing the need for a program -- Assessing program theory and design -- Assessing program process and implementation -- Measuring and monitoring program outcomes -- Impact evaluation: isolating the effects of social programs in the real world -- Impact evaluation: comparison group designs -- Impact evaluation: designs with strict controls on program access -- Detecting, interpreting, and exploring program effects -- Assessing the economic efficiency of programs -- Planning an evaluation -- The social and political context of evaluation.