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Program evaluation methods
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" The updated version of this extraordinary book comes at critical time—the culture and interest in evaluation is growing and needs to be supported with good technical work. Impact Evaluation in Practice is an essential resource for evaluators, social programs, ministries, and others committed to making decisions using good evidence. Evaluation Methods. In addition to hiring support staff at all 5 centers, grant funds were used for additional program supplies (eg, log books). Interviewees said staff, existing program curricula related to blood pressure management, and patient-centered practices were important program inputs. All 5 FQHCs engaged CHWs or health educators.
Program Evaluation: Methods and Case Studies (9th ed.) by Kenneth J. Linfield. This text provides a solid foundation in program evaluation, covering the main components of evaluating agencies and their programs, how best to address those components, and the procedures to follow when conducting evaluations. This text provides a solid foundation in program evaluation, covering the main components of evaluating agencies and their programs, how best to address those components, and the procedures to follow when conducting evaluations. Different models and approaches are paired with practical techniques, such as how to plan an interview to collect qualitative data and how .
Get this from a library! Program evaluation: methods and case studies. [Emil J Posavac; Raymond G Carey] -- Describes programme evaluation as an activity that organisations do to find out how well human services serve people in need. Demonstrates that evaluations are performed for a variety of reasons and. Program Evaluation Summary Program Evaluation example The following is an example of a program evaluation, the Executive Summary of the Evaluation of the Field Epidemiology Training Program by Battelle Centers for Public Health Research and Evaluation. In this evaluation summary, FETP is used to indicate both FETPs and PHSWOWs.
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Program Evaluation: Methods and Case Studies (8th Edition) Emil J. Posavac. out of 5 stars 1. Hardcover. $ Only 2 left in stock - order soon. Program Evaluation and Performance Measurement: An Introduction to /5(42).
Comprehensive yet accessible, this book provides a practical introduction to the skills, attitudes, and methods required to assess the worth and value of human services offered in public and private organizations in a wide range of fields/5.
Effective program evaluation is a systematic way to improve and account for public health actions by involving procedures that are useful, feasible, ethical, and accurate. The Framework for Evaluation in Public Health  guides public health professionals in their use of program evaluation.
It is a practical, nonprescriptive tool, designed to. The authors examine the role of evaluation in program development, and offer techniques for involving stakeholders in the planning process and for disseminating the evaluation findings. They use references to recent research and international examples.
Book Description This text provides a solid foundation in program evaluation, covering the main components of evaluating agencies and their programs, how best to address those components, and the procedures to follow when conducting evaluations.
Program Evaluation: Methods and Case Studies 9th Edition by Kenneth J. Linfield (Author), Emil J. Posavac (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.
The digit and 10 /5(6). Program evaluation is essential to public health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sets standards for evaluation, develops evaluation tools and resources, and provides support for evaluation capacity-building.
Create and support opportunities for sharing information on evaluation methods used in health promotion through. From the point of view of evaluation methods, two groups of evaluation issues can be usefully distinguished.
First, there are issues related to the theory and structure of the program, the program’s rationale and possible alternatives. Consider, for example, an industrial assistance program where the government gives grants on a. This approach to evaluation focuses on theoretical rather than methodological issues.
The basic idea is to use the “program’s rationale or theory as the basis of an evaluation to understand the program’s development and impact” (Smith,p. 83). By developing a plausible model of how the program is supposed to work, the evaluator. This timely and accessible guide on the conduct of evaluation studies explores how we apply research methods in evaluating social programs, illustrating its points with reference to a variety of fields, including education, social services, and criminal practical advice on understanding the reasons for the study, identifying key questions to be Cited by: David Royse is a professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky.
He earned his Ph.D. from Ohio State University in He has written several books, including two for Cengage Learning: RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK, Sixth Edition, and PROGRAM EVALUATION: AN INTRODUCTION TO AN EVIDENCE-BASED Cited by: Program Evaluation: Methods and Case Studies (8th Edition) Hardcover – J by Emil J.
Posavac (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, J "Please retry" $ $Reviews: 1. With this in mind, Chapter 7 will present the following: (1) a definition of evaluation, (2) evaluation phases and processes, (3) two approaches to evaluation that are particularly relevant for the evaluation of community-engaged initiatives, (4) specific evaluation methods, and (5) challenges to be overcome to ensure an effective evaluation.
The book focuses on smaller projects carried out by an internal evaluator (i.e., on the work of people who areclosely associatedwith the service to be evaluated), and is designed to help program planners, developers, and evaluators to work with program staff members who might bethreatenedby program evaluation.
Features case studies and short. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Program evaluation is a systematic method for collecting, analyzing, and using information to answer questions about projects, policies and programs, particularly about their effectiveness and efficiency.
Program Evaluation. Program evaluations can assess the performance of a program at all stages of a program's development. The type of program evaluation conducted aligns with the program's maturity (e.g., developmental, implementation, or completion) and is driven by the purpose for conducting the evaluation and the questions that it seeks to.
Posavac and Carey provide a comprehensive, but accessible, introduction to the field of program evaluation. By adopting a flexible philosophy of evaluation, the. Evaluation research, also known as program evaluation, refers to research purpose instead of a specific method.
Evaluation research is the systematic assessment of the worth or merit of time, money, effort and resources spent in order to achieve a goal. David Royse is a professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky.
He earned his Ph.D. from Ohio State University in He has written several books, including two for Cengage Learning: RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIAL WORK, Sixth Edition, and PROGRAM EVALUATION: AN INTRODUCTION TO AN EVIDENCE-BASED.
Evaluation: A Systematic Approach, by Peter H. Rossi, Mark W. Lipsey, and Gary T. Henry, is the best-selling comprehensive introduction to the field of program evaluation, covering the range of evaluation research activities used in appraising the design, implementation, effectiveness, and efficiency of social programs.
Evaluation domains are. Program Evaluation offers techniques to plan services wisely, track the degree of actual implementation of the plans, and measure the effectiveness of the services.
It provides an overview of the techniques of program evaluation in an accessible writing style.A distinctive feature of Monitoring evaluation is its relation to Program 3 management within an agency or organisation. The evaluation objective is to provide information to ensure that Programs are working, and that they contribute to the success of the organisation.The "CSE Program Evaluation Kit" is a series of nine books intended to assist people conducting program evaluations.
This volume, the fourth in the kit, explains the basic assumptions underlying qualitative procedures, suggests evaluation situations where qualitative designs are useful, and provides guidelines for designing qualitative evaluations, including how to use observational methods Reviews: 1.