4 edition of Evaluation and Social Research found in the catalog.
by Palgrave MacMillan
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||240|
An outcomes assessment is an evaluation designed to discover if a program achieved its intended outcomes. Much like all of research, it comes with its own peculiar terminology that resembles an assembly line at a factory (Engel & Schutt, ).  Inputs are the resources needed for the program to operate. These include physical location, any equipment Author: Matthew DeCarlo. This book focuses by Robert K. Yin on case study design and analysis as a distinct research tool with wide applicability. It has now been carefully revised, updated, and expanded to include a discussion of the debate in evaluation between qualitative and quantitative research, more on the role of theory in doing good case studies, more extensive discussion of triangulation as a .
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In pursuit of new possibilities and a better world, research and evaluation strategies for practice have been a common thread woven throughout social work history. Social work research and evaluation continue to evolve as a mech-anism that gathers data that can be used toward enhancing well-being and so-cially just outcomes (Wronka, ). The Minerva Research Initiative is a Department of Defense (DoD) social science grant program that funds unclassified basic research relevant to national security. The goal of the program is to make use of the intellectual capital of university-based social scientists to inform understanding of issues important to DoD and the broader national.
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Program Evaluation in Social Research presents a plan for developing evaluation into a form of applied social research that is not only methodologically sound, but also relevant to the problems of society and built on a technological (as opposed to a scientific) model.
In its broadest meaning, to evaluate means to ascertain the worth of or to fix a value on some object. In this book, we use evaluation in a more restricted sense, as program evaluation or interchangeably as evaluation research, defined as a social science activity directed at collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and communicating information about the.
Evaluation is a methodological area that is closely related to, but distinguishable from more traditional social research. Evaluation utilizes many of the same methodologies used in traditional social research, but because evaluation takes place within a political and organizational context, it requires group skills, management ability.
This volume offers students a basic introduction to assessing the meaning and validity of research in the social sciences and related fields. The ability to read published research critically is essential and is different from the skills involved in undertaking research using statistical R Black explains in clear and straightforward terms how students can.
"Values in Evaluation is a breakthrough book that will change the way evaluators think about the relationship between facts and values. Using the tools of philosophy and insights from evaluation practice, the authors attack the inconsistencies in current thinking about the interplay of facts and values and give us an outline for reconstructing the approach to values within evaluation.".
Providing students and practitioners with a Evaluation and Social Research book introduction to evaluation research, this book shows how social research methods and methodologies. Evaluation Failures: 22 Tales of Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned is a candid collection of stories from seasoned evaluators from a variety of sectors sharing professional mistakes they have made in the past, and what they learned moving forward.
As the only book of its kind, editor Kylie Hutchinson has collected a series of engaging, real. Values in evaluation and social research.
[Ernest R House; Kenneth R Howe] Using the tools of philosophy and the insights from evaluation practice this book examines the concept of value in program evaluation. # Evaluation research (Social action programs). SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library.
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It covers the entire research process including: formulating research questions; sampling (probability and nonprobability); measurement (surveys. Research Evaluation is an interdisciplinary peer-reviewed, international journal.
Its subject matter is the evaluation of activities concerned with scientific research, technological development and innovation Read the latest virtual issue exploring the societal value of arts and humanities research.
Explore a selection of freely available. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Morell, Jonathan A., Program evaluation in social research. New York: Pergamon Press, © (OCoLC) Evaluation and Social Work Practice.
offers a comprehensive treatment of the central issues confronting evaluation in social work that links theory and method to practical applications. Evaluation is an integral part of social work and social care provision, for.
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Labaree. Social Research Methods Page 7 Research verifies and tests existing facts and theory. Research helps us to improve our knowledge and ability to handle situation.
General laws developed through research may enable us to make reliable predictions of events. Research aims to analyze inter-relationship between variables and to derive causalFile Size: KB. This book examines very important issues in research evaluation in the Social Sciences and Humanities.
It is based on recent experiences carried out in Italy () in the fields of research assessment, peer review, journal classification, and construction of indicators, and presents a systematic review of theoretical issues influencing the evaluation of Social. This book provides an in-depth examination of the foundations, methods, and relevant issues in the field of evaluation.
With an emphasis on an embedded approach, where evaluation is an explicit part of a program that leads to the refinement of the program, students will learn how to conduct effective evaluations that foster continual.
Evaluation and Social Work Practice offers a comprehensive treatment of the central issues confronting evaluation in social work that links theory and method to practical applications. Evaluation is an integral part of social work and social care provision, for both practice and service delivery.
Evaluation can improve effectiveness and increase accountability and help develop 3/5(2). Popular Research Methods Books Showing of Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches (Paperback) Qualitative Research & Evaluation Methods (Hardcover) by.
Michael Quinn Patton (Applied Social Research Methods Series Volume 1) by. Floyd J. Fowler Jr. (shelved 4 times as research-methods). The result gives students a sound conceptual understanding of how evaluation can be used in the delivery of day-to-day services they will be offering your clients, as well as the knowledge and skills necessary to demonstrate book builds upon the knowledge and skills of foundational social work research methods courses and 5/5(1).
With an emphasis on a deliberate and scientific approach to developing questionnaires, this book is an excellent text for upper-level undergraduate or beginning graduate-level survey research courses in business and the social sciences, and it also serves as a self-contained reference for survey researchers in any field.Evaluation is a large and growing field with applications to a wide range of disciplines - including sociology, social work, social policy, psychology, health.
Social evaluation is not a method or technique like social surveys or participant observation. It is a particular and increasingly common type of applied social research which [Page 81] might employ any of the other research methods discussed in this.