You are here

Evaluator's Handbook
Share

Evaluator's Handbook

Edited by:

Volume: 1

December 1987 | 160 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The heart of the Program Evaluation Kit, this volume provides a broad overview of evaluation planning and a practical guide to designing and managing programs. Learn how the field of evaluation has changed over the last ten years. This volume is concise, informative, and clearly written. Major attention is given to: establishing an evaluation's parameters; the how-to's of formative and summative evaluation; and the power of evaluation studies that combine both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Also covered are recently developed evaluation standards; and a new emphasis on ongoing program monitoring in evaluation. The Evaluator's Handbook also covers: concerns, user needs, and other socio-political factors that influence the utility of an evaluation. Strategies for maximizing utility are included throughout the evaluation planning, implementation, and reporting process.

 
Introduction
 
Establishing the Parameters of an Evaluation
 
How to Play the Role of the Formative or Summative Evaluator
 
Step-by-Step Guides for Conducting a Formative Evaluation
 
Step-by-Step Guides for Conducting a Summative Evaluation
 
Step-by-Step Guide for Conducting a Small Experiment

This text was found to be a very useful resource for the social service delivery analysis course

Miss Monica Imelda Miller
Sociology/Social Work Unit, University of Guyana
February 7, 2015

I would have to say that this book is aimed at people who currently have a good understanding and experience of evaluation. I do not believe that its for introductory study but could be a good tool forthose wishing to evaulate their current methods or introduce something new

Mr Anthony Goddard
Adult education, Tameside College
October 3, 2011

Preview this book

For instructors

To inquire about the availability of this title for review (print and/or digital), please contact your local sales representative or call (800) 818-7243.

Select a Purchasing Option

ISBN: 9780803931268
$60.00

This title is also available on SAGE Knowledge, the ultimate social sciences online library. If your library doesn’t have access, ask your librarian to start a trial.