Encyclopedia of Evaluation

Encyclopedia of Evaluation

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The Encyclopedia of Evaluation is an authoritative, first-of-its-kind who, what, where, why, and how of the field of evaluation. Covering professional practice as well as academia, this volume chronicles the development of the fielda€”its history, key figures, theories, approaches, and goals. From the leading publisher in the field of evaluation, this work is a must-have for all social science libraries, departments that offer courses in evaluation, and students and professional evaluators around the world. The entries in this Encyclopedia capture the essence of evaluation as a practice (methods, techniques, roles, people), as a profession (professional obligations, shared knowledge, ethical imperatives, events, places) and as a discipline (theories and models of evaluation, ontological and epistemological issues).He has been recognized with the Distinguished Service Award from Western Michigan University. ... Directions for Evaluation, a€œA Usera#39;s Guide to Program Templatesa€ and a€œGuiding Principles for Evaluatorsa€ (coedited with William R. Shadish, anbsp;...

Title:Encyclopedia of Evaluation
Author:Sandra Mathison
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2004-10-21


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