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Author: John Boulmetis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition of bestsellingThe ABCs of Evaluation offers an introduction to programevaluation. This comprehensive textbook covers topics such asstakeholder relationships, program design, data collection andanalysis, reporting results, and other important steps in theevaluation process. The ABCs of Evaluation shows how to selectparticipants for the evaluation and how to deal with multiple goalsand objectives—including those of the organization, the staff,and the client. The authors illustrate the circumstances underwhich each evaluation model can be used, and offer tips onidentifying data sources and collecting the data. This revisionincludes substantially increased coverage of theory, methodologicalapproaches, the business of evaluation, the evaluator's role andresponsibilities, RFPs and the grants process, logic models, dataanalysis, and writing the evaluation report. Also included are newcases and scenarios from various evaluation realms in socialsciences, education, health, and human services. Throughout thebook, charts, graphs, models, and lists help organize, extend, andfacilitate the understanding of each evaluation concept. Praise for the Previous Edition of The ABCs of Evaluation "A useful general overview of the evaluation process. I wouldrecommend it to program or project managers wanting to know moreabout the process of evaluation." —American Journal ofEvaluation "All students (and practitioners) should have this in theirlibrary; they will use it frequently." —Patricia McGee, PhD,associate professor, University of Texas, San Antonio Companion Web site: www.josseybass.com/go/Boulmetis