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May 9, 2006 __about the author of this Portal

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BOOK: Fitzpatrick, J. L., Sanders, J. R., & Worthen, B. R. (2012). Program evaluation: alternative approaches and practical guidelines (4th ed.). Boston: Pearson.

For students studying program evaluation, project planning, or tests and measurements. For professionals new to the field. A highly esteemed and comprehensive overview of program evaluation that covers common approaches, models, and methods. As schools and other organizations increase their demand for information on program effectiveness and outcomes, it has become even more important for students to understand the prevalent approaches and models for evaluation, including approaches based...
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BOOK: Yarbrough, D. B., Shulha, L. M., Hopson, R. K. & Caruthers, F. A. (2011). The Program Evaluation Standards: A Guide for Evaluators and Evaluation Users (Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation) (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publ.

With oversight from the Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation, Yarbrough, Schulha, Hopson, and Caruthers have revised and illustrated this new edition of the Program Evaluation Standards. These thirty standards support the core attributes of evaluation quality: utility, feasibility, propriety, accuracy, and accountability, and provide guidance to anyone interested in planning, implementing, or using program evaluations. The book is an invaluable resource for practicing...
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Oct 8, 2015 Clicks: 23

BOOK: King, J. A., & Stevahn, L. (2013). Interactive Evaluation Practice. Mastering the Interpersonal Dynamics of Program Evaluation. Los Angeles: Sage Publications.

You've taken your introduction to evaluation course and are about to do your first evaluation project. Where do you begin? This book helps bridge the gap between the theory of evaluation and its practice, giving students the specific skills they need to use in different evaluation settings. The authors present readers with three organizing frameworks (derived from social interdependence theory from social psychology, evaluation use research, and the evaluation capacity building literature)...
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Oct 28, 2013 Clicks: 21

BOOK: Läubli Loud, M., & Mayne, J. (Eds.). (2013). Enhancing Evaluation use. Insights from internal evaluation units. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

Enhancing Evaluation Use: Insights from Internal Evaluation Units offers invaluable insights from real evaluators who share strategies they have adopted through their own experiences in evaluation. Readers will learn about the challenges, solutions, and lessons drawn from the experience of evaluators working in a wide range of organizations. Referencing the latest literature, contributors discuss factors that help or undermine attempts to foster an evaluative thinking and learning culture...
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Jan 8, 2014 Clicks: 6

BOOK: Schwandt, T.A. (2015). Evaluation Foundations Revisited: Cultivating a Life of the Mind for Practice. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Evaluation examines policies and programs across every arena of human endeavor, from efforts to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS to programs that drive national science policy. Relying on a vast array of methods, from qualitative interviewing to econometrics, it is a "transdiscipline," as opposed to a formal area of academic study. Accounting for these challenges, Evaluation Foundations Revisited offers an introduction for those seeking to better understand evaluation as a professional field....
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