ERIC Number: ED404342
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluation Methods Sourcebook.
Love, Arnold J., Ed.
The chapters commissioned for this book describe key aspects of evaluation methodology as they are practiced in a Canadian context, providing representative illustrations of recent developments in evaluation methodology as it is currently applied. The following chapters are included: (1) "Program Evaluation with Limited Fiscal and Human Resources" (Paul Favaro and Lorraine E. Ferris); (2) "Issues in Designing the Standardized Questionnaire" (Greg Mason); (3) "Process Evaluation: Rationale and Application" (Alan M. Cohen and Barbara Adams); (4) "Longitudinal Research in Program Evaluation" (Greg Mason); (5) "Methods for the Economic Evaluation of New Health Care Technology: An Overview" (Ronald Wall); (6) "Strategic Choices in Program Evaluation" (Marthe Hurteau); (7)"Multicriteria Analysis: Evaluating a Portfolio of Public Enterprises" (Jean-Paul Paquin and Raymond Paquin); (8) "Special Topics in Applied Multivariate Analysis: Outliers and Multicollinearity" (Barry Spinner); (9) "Getting the Best from Consultants" (Burt Perrin and Kathryn A. Boschen); and (10) "Improving the Quality of Evaluations" (Ronald C. Corbeil and Cameron McQueen). References follow each chapter. (Contains 20 tables, 4 exhibits, and 24 figures). (SLD)
Descriptors: Consultants, Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Formative Evaluation, Longitudinal Studies, Medical Care Evaluation, Multivariate Analysis, Program Evaluation, Summative Evaluation, Test Construction
Canadian Evaluation Society/La Societe Canadienne d'Evaluation, 309 James Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1R 5M8, Canada.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Canadian Evaluation Society, Ottawa (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada