ERIC Number: EJ560267
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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What Can You Build with Thousands of Bricks? Musings on the Cumulation of Knowledge in Program Evaluation.
Lipsey, Mark W.
New Directions for Evaluation, n76 p7-23 Win 1997
It is argued that, although thousands of evaluations have been conducted of social interventions, little has been done to cumulate those results to guide intervention architects. Building social intervention theory and meta analyses are suggested as ways to unify this knowledge and make it useful. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue titled "Progress and Future Directions in Evaluation: Perspectives on Theory, Practice, and Methods" edited by Debra J. Rog and Deborah Fournier.