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ERIC Number: ED194094
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Pages: 20
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Development of Information Transfer Measures for the Evaluation of Research Programs.
McDonald, Dennis
Information transfer measures hold the promise of being more useful than conventional, poorly identified, cost-benefit measures for evaluating scientific research programs. First, information transfer is one of the most significant activities engaged in by scientific research. Second, focusing on information transfer can provide substantial insight for the research program evaluator and administrator. Finally, focusing on information transfer measures requires thinking about the several interest groups and the different stages of research that are involved. A bibliography of 16 references is appended. (RAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Information Transfer; Scientific and Technical Information
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Public Administration (41st, San Francisco, CA, April 13-16, 1980).