Debates on Evaluation

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SAGE Publications, 1990 - Social Science - 302 pages
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A penetrating dialogue among top evaluation theoreticians and practitioners is presented in this volume. It is based on the Malibu Evaluation Conference, convened to synthesize positions on the current status of evaluation utilization: research, implications for practice and potential new directions. The meeting's agenda expanded to explore the very nature of alternative conceptions of programme evaluation.

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Contents

Preface
9
Participant Introductory Comments
19
Other Utilization Issues
45
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Marvin C. Alkin is Emeritus Professor in the Social Research Methodology Division of the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has been a member of the UCLA faculty since 1964 and has, at various times, served as Chair of the Education Department and Associate Dean of the school. Dr. Alkin was one of the founders of the Center for the Study of Evaluation and was its Director for 7 years. Dr. Alkin is a leading authority in the field of evaluation. He has published important research studies on the use of evaluation information in decision making and on comparative evaluation theory. His publications include five books on evaluation and more than 150 journal articles, book chapters, monographs, and technical reports. His books include Using Evaluations (with Peter White and Richard Daillak), Debates on Evaluation, Evaluation Roots (1st and 2nd editions), and the four-volume Encyclopedia of Educational Research (6th edition). Dr. Alkin is currently co-section Editor of the American Journal of Evaluation. He previously had been Editor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. He has also been a consultant to numerous national governments and has directed program evaluations in 14 different countries.

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