ERIC Number: ED434768
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
The Evaluation Exchange: Emerging Strategies in Evaluating Child and Family Services, 1998.
Evaluation Exchange: Emerging Strategies in Evaluating Child and Family Services, v4 n1-4 1998
This document is comprised of the 1998 issues (issues 3 and 4 are combined) of a quarterly newsletter produced by the Harvard Family Research Project to share new ideas and experiences in evaluating systems reform and comprehensive child and family services. Regular columns include: "From the Director's Desk,""Theory and Practice,""Questions and Answers,""Promising Practices,""Beyond Basic Training," and "Evaluations To Watch." The feature "New and Noteworthy" provides annotated bibliographies of relevant new resources, and "Electronic Mailbox" describes related Web sites. Issue number 1, which focuses on performance measurement, includes the articles: (1) "Aiming for Accountability: Lessons Learned from Eight States"; (2) "Building Support for Statewide Outcomes: Lessons from Florida"; (3) "Do You Really Want To Be Accountable for Results? Musings on Georgia's Learnings"; (4) "National Learning Project Evaluation"; and (5) "Ensuring Quality in Head Start: The FACES Study." Issue number 2 includes: (1) "Learning from the Annie E. Casey Foundation's Evaluation Grants Program"; (2) "Cluster Evaluation"; (3) "Beyond Basic Training"; (4) "Following up with the Evaluation Work of Asian Neighborhood Design"; and (5) "Welfare, Information, and the New Federalism." Issue number 3-4, focusing on learning organizations, includes: (1) "Useful Learning for Public Action"; (2) "Making the Case for Children"; (3) "Civic Participation and the Citizens Research Method"; (4) "Building State and Local Evaluation Capacity: The U.S. Department of Justice's Evaluation Strategy"; (5) "Studying Learning Initiatives: The Experience of the Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities National Learning Initiative"; and (6) "State Policy Documentation Project: Data Collection and Dissemination." (EV)
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Needs, Evaluation Problems, Evaluation Research, Evaluation Utilization, Family Programs, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Self Evaluation (Groups), Theory Practice Relationship, Welfare Services
Harvard Family Research Project, 38 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138 (free). Tel: 617-495-9108.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.; Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.; Hitachi Foundation, Washington, DC.; Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Kansas City, MO.
Authoring Institution: Harvard Family Research Project, Cambridge, MA.