ERIC Number: EJ918990
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
Toward Better Research on--and Thinking about--Evaluation Influence, Especially in Multisite Evaluations
Mark, Melvin M.
New Directions for Evaluation, n129 p107-119 Spr 2011
Evaluation is typically carried out with the intention of making a difference in the understandings and actions of stakeholders and decision makers. The author provides a general review of the concepts of evaluation "use," evaluation "influence," and "influence pathways," with connections to multisite evaluations. The study of evaluation influence and influence pathways is briefly discussed.
Descriptors: Evaluation Utilization, Context Effect, Information Dissemination, Influences, Evaluation, STEM Education, Surveys
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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