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ERIC Number: EJ270562
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Evaluation Theory Testing: An Example from Head Start.
Shapiro, Jonathan
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, v4 n3 p341-53 Fall 1982
In an effort to maintain internal validity while maximizing the generalizability of evaluation results, the theory-testing methodology that links program activities to outcomes (program theory) is proposed. To evaluate a program by explicating and testing the program theory is to perform evaluation as theory testing. (PN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Project Head Start; Theory Based Evaluation