Everyday Evaluation on the Run
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|Format:||Paperback, 115 pages, 2nd Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||69line drawings|
|Published In: ||Australia, 01 November 1997|
This popular introduction to program evaluation is written for people working in the human services field. In straightforward language it illuminates a range of strategies that can be used by non-specialist evaluators and shows how evaluation can be built into busy everyday practice. This second edition has been fully updated and includes: -A conceptual framework -Approaches to evaluation -Doing evaluation -The evaluation industry's toolbox of models and techniques -Examples Everyday Evaluation on the Run is a handy reference for practitioners in a wide range of disciplines and an introduction for students. 'Practical, useful counsel emanates throughout. Impressively grounded in real world experiences.' Michael Quinn Patton, author, Utilisation-Focused Evaluation '...fills the gap between the theoretical and political dimensions of evaluation and its practical uses for program development...engaging and stimulating...' Australian Social Work '...very practical, dynamic and useful...' AFT International News Week 'Stimulating and well-presented.' Elizabeth Sommerlad, Evaluation Development and Review Unit, The Tavistock Institute of Human Relations '...contains a lot of commonsense down to earth ideas for evaluation. ' James R Sanders, The Evaluation Centre, Western Michigan University
Table of Contents
Foreword to the first editionPreface to the first editionPreface to the second editionAcknowledgmentsGuide to contentsList of guides and diagramsPreambleWho and what this book is forIntroduction1 What is evaluaton?A conceptual framework2 The evaluative research cycleDoing evaluation4 Developing a culture of evaluationThe evaluation industry's toolbox5 Models and techniquesSome readingFurther useful readingList of guides and diagramsGuidesDiagrams
About the Author
Yoland Wadsworth is a researcher and consultant in the welfare and social work field. She cofounded the Action Research Issues Centre in Melbourne, is the author of "Do it Yourself Social Research," and is currently a research fellow at Victoria University.
"Practical, useful counsel emanates throughout. Impressively grounded in real world experiences." "--"Michael Quinn Patton, author, "Utilisation-Focused Evaluation"
|Publisher: ||Allen & Unwin|
|Dimensions: ||29.0 x 20.0 x 0.0 centimeters (0.41 kg)|