The Fourth Edition of the bestselling Utilization-Focused Evaluation provides expert, detailed advice on conducting program evaluations from one of leading experts. Chock full of useful pedagogy—including a unique utilization-focused evaluation checklist—this book presents Michael Quinn Patton’s distinctive opinions based on more than thirty years of experience.
Key Features of the Fourth Edition
Both theoretical and practical, this core text is an essential resource for students enrolled in Program Evaluation courses in a variety of disciplines—including public administration, government, social sciences, education, and management. Practitioners will also find this text invaluable.
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Review: Utilization-Focused EvaluationUser Review - Cheryl - Goodreads
Loving this text. Excellent approach really outlines the pitfalls and the fact that evaluation is so individual. Loved the checklist at the end. Read full review
Review: Utilization-Focused EvaluationUser Review - Christina - Goodreads
This book contains a lot of useful information about data collection and analysis, but it could have been edited down a lot. Read full review