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Handbook of practical program evaluation

Author: Kathryn E Newcomer; Harry P Hatry; Joseph S Wholey
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass & Pfeiffer Imprints, Wiley, 2015.
Series: Essential texts for nonprofit and public leadership and management
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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The leading program evaluation reference, updated with the latest tools and techniques. The Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation provides tools for managers and evaluators to address questions about the performance of public and nonprofit programs. Neatly integrating authoritative, high-level information with practicality and readability, this guide gives you the tools and processes you need to analyze your  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Handbook of practical program evaluation.
San Francisco : Jossey-Bass & Pfeiffer Imprints, Wiley, 2015
(DLC) 2015009201
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn E Newcomer; Harry P Hatry; Joseph S Wholey
ISBN: 9781118893616 1118893611 9781118893692 1118893697 1118893603 9781118893609
OCLC Number: 905668071
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Planning and Designing Useful Evaluations --
2. Analyzing and Engaging Stakeholders / Harry P. Hatry / Joseph S. Wholey / Kathryn E. Newcomer --
3. Using Logic Models / John M. Bryson / Michael Quinn Patton --
4. Exploratory Evaluation / Gretchen B. Jordan / John A. McLaughlin --
5. Performance Measurement / Joseph S. Wholey --
6. Comparison Group Designs / Theodore H. Poister --
7. Randomized Controlled Trials / Gary T. Henry --
8. Conducting Case Studies / Celia A. Taylor / David J. Torgerson / Carole J. Torgerson --
9. Recruitment and Retention of Study Participants / Carolyn O'Brien / Karin Martinson --
10. Designing, Managing, and Analyzing Multisite Evaluations / Keeshawna S. Brooks / Scott C. Cook / Shara Godiwalla / Christopher V. Powers / Priya John --
11. Evaluating Community Change Programs / Debra J. Rog --
12. Culturally Responsive Evaluation / Joseph Firschein / Brett Theodos --
13. Using Agency Records / Rodney K. Hopson / Karen E. Kirkhart / Stafford Hood --
14. Using Surveys / Harry P. Hatry --
15. Role Playing / Timothy Triplett / Kathryn E. Newcomer --
16. Using Ratings by Trained Observers / Diane K. Levy / Sierra Stoney / Claudia L. Aranda --
17. Collecting Data in the Field / Barbara J. Cohn Berman / Verna Vasquez --
18. Using the Internet / Demetra Smith Nightingale / Shelli Baiter Rossman --
19. Conducting Semi-Structured Interviews / William C. Adams --
20. Focus Group Interviewing / William C. Adams --
21. Using Stories in Evaluation / Mary Anne Casey / Richard A. Krueger --
22. Qualitative Data Analysis / Richard A. Krueger --
23. Using Statistics in Evaluation / Delwyn Goodrick / Patricia J. Rogers --
24. Cost-Effectiveness and Cost-Benefit Analysis / Kathryn E. Newcomer / Dylan Conger --
25. Meta-Analyses, Systematic Reviews, and Evaluation Syntheses / Stephanie Riegg Cellini / James Edwin Kee --
26. Pitfalls in Evaluations / Robert Boruch / Anthony Petrosino / Claire Morgan --
27. Providing Recommendations, Suggestions, and Options for Improvement / Kathryn E. Newcomer / Harry P. Hatry --
28. Writing for Impact / George F. Grob --
29. Contracting for Evaluation Products and Services / George F. Grob --
30. Use of Evaluation in Government / James B. Bell --
31. Evaluation Challenges, Issues, and Trends / Joseph S. Wholey.
Series Title: Essential texts for nonprofit and public leadership and management
Responsibility: Kathryn E. Newcomer, Harry P. Hatry, Joseph S. Wholey, editors.

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The leading program evaluation reference, updated with the latest tools and techniques The Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation provides tools for managers and evaluators to address questions  Read more...
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