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NCJ Number: 42723 Find in a Library
Title: EVALUATION - A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR EVALUATORS OF SOCIAL ACTION PROJECTS
Author(s): J G HEILMAN
Corporate Author: Auburn University
United States of America
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 77
Sponsoring Agency: Auburn University
Auburn, AL 36849
Publication Number: NO 1
Type: Program/Project Description
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: INTENDED FOR THOSE INVOLVED IN EVALUATION OF SOCIAL ACTION PROGRAMS, THIS MONOGRAPH IDENTIFIES THE CHOICES AND PROBLEMS COMMON TO MOST EVALUATION WORK AND SUGGESTS METHODS OF DEVELOPING AND OPERATING AN EVALUATION SYSTEM.
Abstract: THIS GUIDE IS BASED PRINCIPALLY ON THE EXPERIENCE OF THE AUBURN CRIMINAL JUSTICE EVALUATION PROJECT. WHILE THE GUIDE IS BASED ON ACTUAL EXPERIENCE IN EVALUATING CRIMINAL JUSTICE PROGRAMS, THE PROCEDURES AND CONCLUSIONS ARE SET IN A THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK AND RELATE GENERALLY TO THE STUDY OF ALL GOVERNMENT FUNDED PROGRAMS. INCLUDED IN THIS GUIDE ARE SUGGESTIONS ON HOW TO ESTABLISH A DATA BASE, STAFF, RECRUITMENT AND ORGANIZATION, DEVELOPING AN EVALUATION PROCEDURE, AND TECHNIQUES OF RESEARCH AND ANALYSES. THE GUIDE ALSO DISCUSSES SUCH IMPORTANT EVALUATION ASPECTS AS RELATIONS WITH THE SUBGRANTEES AND POLITICAL ISSUES OF EVALUATION.
Index Term(s): Evaluation; Evaluation techniques; Procedure manuals; Program evaluation; Programs; Research design; Research programs
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