Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation

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Joseph S. Wholey, Harry P. Hatry, Kathryn E. Newcomer
Wiley, Sep 5, 1994 - Psychology - 656 pages
Experts in the field of program evaluation outline efficient and economical methods of assessing program results and identifying ways to improve program performance. Written for managers, administrators, and educators in nonprofit, government, and private institutions, this practical guide demystifies the assessment process. From simple evaluations to more thorough examinations, the authors describe the nuts-and-bolts of how to create an evaluation design and how to collect and analyze data in a way that will result in low cost and successful evaluations.

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Contents

Assessing the Feasibility and Likely Usefulness
15
Designing and Using Process Evaluation
40
Using Qualitative Approaches
69
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JOSEPH S. WHOLEY is a professor in the School of Public Administration and director of the Washington Public Affairs Center at the University of Southern California. HARRY P. HATRY is a principal research associate and director of the State and Local Government Research Program for the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. KATHRYN E. NEWCOMER is a professor and department chair in the Department of Public Administration at The George Washington University.

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