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NCJ Number: 30417 Find in a Library
Title: HANDBOOK OF EVALUATION RESEARCH, V 2
Editor(s): M GUTTENTAG; E L STRUENING
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 736
Sponsoring Agency: Sage Publications, Inc
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Sale Source: Sage Publications, Inc
2455 Teller Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
United States of America
Type: Instructional Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: SECOND IN A TWO-VOLUME WORK DESIGNED TO OFFER SPECIFIC, COMPREHENSIVE GUIDANCE IN BOTH THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF EVALUATION RESEARCH WHICH EXAMINES THE POLITICS, VALUES AND COST-BENEFIT FACTORS UNIQUE TO THIS RESEARCH.
Abstract: THE HANDBOOKS' CONTRIBUTORS (45 OF THE FOREMOST SCHOLARS AND PRACTITIONERS OF EVALUATION) PROVIDE AN EXTENSIVE ANALYSIS OF EVALUATION IN MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAMS WHICH SERVES AS A MODEL FOR ADMINISTRATORS AND POLICY MAKERS IN OTHER FIELDS, SUCH AS SOCIAL WORK, EDUCATION, GOVERNMENT, AND PRIVATE FOUNDATIONS. THE METHODOLOGY OF EVALUATION RESEARCH IS ALSO APPLIED TO THE SPECIFIC CONTENT AREAS OF STUDY. THIS VOLUME CONCLUDES WITH A CUMULATIVE BIBLIOGRAPHY COVERING ALL THE WORKS CITED IN THIS STUDY, AND A FULL INDEX. (VOLUME ONE OF THIS HANDBOOK, NCJ-30416 EMPHASIZES CONCEPTUALIZATION AND THE PRACTICE OF EVALUATION RESEARCH.)
Index Term(s): Course materials; Evaluation techniques; Evaluative research; Models; Procedure manuals
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