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Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation (Essential Texts for Nonprofit and Public Leadership and Management)The leading program evaluation reference, updated with the latest tools and techniques The Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation provides tools for managers and evaluators to address questions about the performance of public and nonprofit programs. Neatly integrating authoritative, high-level information with practicality and readability, this guide gives you the tools and processes you need to analyze your program’s operations and outcomes more accurately. This new fourth edition has been th…

Handbook of Practical Program EvaluationPraise for the third edition of the Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation “Mix three of the most highly regarded evaluators with a team of talented contributors, and you end up with an exceedingly practical and useful handbook that belongs on the reference shelf of every evaluator as well as program and policy officials.” —Jonathan D. Breul, executive director, IBM Center for The Business of Government “Joe Wholey and his colleagues have done it again—a remarkably comprehensive, thoughtfu…

Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation (Essential Texts for Nonprofit and Public Leadership and Mana)The second edition of Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation offers managers, analysts, consultants, and educators in government, nonprofit, and private institutions a valuable resource that outlines efficient and economical methods for assessing program results and identifying ways to improve program performance. The Handbook has been thoroughly revised.  Many new chapters have been prepared for this edition, including chapters on logic modeling and on evaluation applications for small nonp…

Program Evaluation: Alternative Approaches and Practical Guidelines (4th Edition) A highly esteemed and comprehensive overview of program evaluation that covers common approaches, models, and methods.   As schools and other organizations increase their demand for information on program effectiveness and outcomes, it has become even more important for students to understand the prevalent approaches and models for evaluation, including approaches based on objectives and logic models, participative, and decision-making approaches. The new tenth edition of Program Evaluat…

Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation (Joint Publication in the Jossey-Bass Public Administration S)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…

By Joseph S. Wholey, Harry P. Hatry, Kathryn E. Newcomer: Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation (Essential Texts for Nonprofit and Public Leadership and Management) Third (3rd) EditionExperts 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…

Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation by Wholey, Joseph S. Published by Jossey-Bass 3rd (third) edition (2010) HardcoverExperts 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…

A Practical Handbook for Honors Program and College Evaluation: A Supplement to Assessing and Evaluating Honors Programs and Honors CollegesAssessment and evaluation have always been important components of higher education in one form or another. There are many books and journals dedicated to established practices and processes, particularly the contribution that these make to student learning and to course, staff and institutional development. The National Collegiate Honors Council (hereafter NCHC) recognized the importance of assessment and evaluation from its inception in the 1960s. The systematic use of evaluation and assessmen…

A Practical Handbook for Honors Program and College Evaluation and Assessment: A Supplement for Assessing and Evaluating Honors Programs and CollegesAssessment and evaluation have always been important components of higher education in one form or another. There are many books and journals dedicated to established practices and processes, particularly the contribution that these make to student learning and to course, staff and institutional development. The National Collegiate Honors Council (hereafter NCHC) recognized the importance of assessment and evaluation from its inception in the 1960s. The systematic use of evaluation and assessmen…