ERIC Number: ED175888
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
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How To Design a Program Evaluation. Program Evaluation Kit, 3.
Fitz-Gibbon, Carol Taylor; Morris, Lynn Lyons
The evaluation design, which prescribes when and from whom to gather data, is described as significant because it can lend credibility to evaluation results. The objectives of this booklet are to aid the evaluator in: choosing a design; putting it into operation; and analyzing and reporting the data. Examples include both formative and summative evaluation designs. Chapter titles are: (1) An Introduction to Evaluation Design; (2) The Elements of Design; (3) Designs--an Overview; (4) Three Control Group Designs; (5) Two Time Series Designs; (6) The Before-and-After Design; (7) A More Complex Design: Analysis of Variance (ANOVA); and (8) How to Randomize. Several of the chapters conclude with short blbliographies. (MH)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Control Groups, Educational Research, Evaluation Methods, Experimental Groups, Guides, Pretesting, Pretests Posttests, Program Evaluation, Research Design, Research Methodology, Research Problems, Sampling, Time
Sage Publications, Inc., 275 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90212 ($7.50 ea.; complete set, $49.95 plus $1.50 postage and handling)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Evaluation.