Publisher description for Handbook of practical program evaluation / Joseph S. Wholey, Harry P. Hatry, Kathryn E. Newcomer, editors.


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Counter Experts in the field of program evaluation outline efficient and economical methods of assessing program results and identifying ways to improve program performance. Written for managers, administrators, and educators in nonprofit, government, and private institutions, this practical guide demystifies the assessment process. From simple evaluations to more thorough examinations, the authors describe the nuts-and-bolts of how to create an evaluation design and how to collect and analyze data in a way that will result in low cost and successful evaluations.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Policy sciences, Political planning Evaluation