ERIC Number: EJ505859
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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An Examination of Strategies for Gaining Convergent Validity in Natural Experiments: DARE as an Illustrative Case Study.
McNeal, Ralph B., Jr.; Hansen, William B.
Evaluation Review, v19 n2 p141-58 Apr 1995
Data analysis approaches for program evaluation under the conditions of natural experiments are explored, using evaluation of the DARE program of drug use prevention among elementary school students as an example. The suggested methodology uses multiple independent analyses to demonstrate the convergence or divergence of program outcomes. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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