ERIC Number: ED430982
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
How To Assess Program Implementation. CSE Program Evaluation Kit, Volume 5.
King, Jean A.; Morris, Lynn Lyons; Fitz-Gibbon, Carol Taylor
The "CSE Program Evaluation Kit" is a series of nine books intended to assist people conducting program evaluations. This volume, fifth in the kit, discusses the role and importance of implementation evaluation and presents methods for designing, using, and reporting the results using assessment instruments to describe accurately how a program looks in operation. Step-by-step guides are provided for program records, observations, and self-reports. The following chapters are included: (1) "Assessing Program Implementation: An Overview"; (2) "Initial Planning: Deciding What To Measure"; (3) "Planning for Data Collection"; (4) "Methods for Assessing Program Implementation: Program Records"; (5) "Methods for Assessing Program Implementation: Questionnaires and Interviews"; (6)"Methods for Assessing Program Implementation: Observations"; and (7) "Summarizing, Analyzing, and Reporting Your Data." An appendix contains questions for an implementation evaluation. (Contains 8 tables, 15 figures, and 10 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Evaluation Methods, Information Dissemination, Planning, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Research Reports, Tables (Data)
SAGE Publications Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91359-9924; Tel: 805-499-0721; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ($14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Los Angeles. Center for the Study of Evaluation.
Note: For volumes 1-9 of this kit, see TM 028 825-833. For the first edition, see ED 175 887-894.