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ERIC Number: ED458280
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 272
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-86192-1918
Evaluating Impact. Education Research Paper.
McKay, Veronica, Ed.; Treffgarne, Carew, Ed.
Papers in this collection address issues related to participatory approaches to assessing impact. The first section, "What Is an Impact Study and How Should We Do It?" contains: (1) "Participatory Impact Assessment" (John Shotton); (2) "Participatory Action Research as an Approach to Impact Assessment" (Victoria McKay); (3) "Participatory Approaches to Impact Studies" (Sasidhara Rao); and (4) "Evaluation vs. Impact Studies" (N. V. Varghese). The second section, "The Role of Baseline Studies in Impact Assessment," contains: (5) "School Focused Baseline Assessments as a Catalyst for Change" (Carol Moloney); (6) "A General Framework for Evaluating Educational Programmes" (Samir Guha Roy); and (7) "Issues To Consider When Planning a Baseline Study" (Tony Luxon). Section 3,"Stakeholder Perspectives," contains: (8) "Identifying Stakeholders" (Dermot F. Murphy and Pauline Rea-Dickins); (9) "Considering the Audience an Important Phase in Project Evaluations" (Dermot F. Murphy and Clara Ines Rubiano); and (10) "Impact Studies and Their Audiences" (Coco Brenes and Tony Luxon). Section 4, "Relationship between National and External Researchers," contains: (11) "A Note on a Participatory Impact Study in Eritrea: Exploring the Relations between National and External Researchers" (Tefsai Bariaghaber); (12) "The Relationship between National Researchers and External Researchers" (Harvey Smith with Paul Bernell); (13) "Impact Studies: The Role of an Insider/Outsider" (Mohammed Melouk); and (14) "Impact Assessment in Educational Projects: Some Perspectives on the'Insider-Outsider' Debate" (Dave Allan). Section 5, "Training Teachers as Researchers," contains: (15) "Helping Teachers To Develop Competence Criteria for Evaluating Their Professional Development" (Alan Peacock); and (16) "Combining the Teaching of Research Methods with an Assessment of Project Impact" (Elijah Sekgobela). Section 6, "Topicality vs. Sustainability," contains: (17) "A Consideration of Project Assessment: Topicality vs. Sustainability" (Jeff Samuelson and Sarah Harrity); and (18) "Topicality vs. Sustainability in the Evaluation of the South African Book Aid Project" (Cleaver Ota). Section 7, "Impact Assessment and Sustainability," considers; (19) "Background to the MAPP Evaluation" (Carew Treffgarne); (20) "Sustaining Impact: The Mexican Advanced Professionalisation Project" (Keith Morrow); (21) "Assessing the Impact of Sector Wide, Institutional and Policy Outcomes" (Kora Basich); and (22) "Determining the Unanticipated Outcomes and Using These as Benchmarks for Future Projects" (Jorge Anguilar Rodrigues). The final section, "Anticipated/Unanticipated Outcomes," contains: (23) "Anticipated and Unanticipated Project Benefits" (Mfanwekonsi Malaza); (24) "The PROSPER Impact Study: A Consideration of Sector-Wide Outcomes" (Mirela Bardi and Roy Cross); (25) "Research and Evaluation in DPEP: A Review of Current Practices and Future Strategies in Impact Assessment" (Roopa Joshi); and (16) "Concluding Comments from the DFID Education Division" (Carew B. W. Treffgarne). (Contains 126 references.) (SLD)
Education Department, Department for International Development, 94 Victoria Street, London SW1E 5JL, England.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department for International Development, London (England).