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Foundations of empowerment evaluation

Foundations of empowerment evaluation

Author: David M Fetterman
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Employing both qualitative and quantitative methodologies, empowerment evaluation is the use of evaluation concepts, techniques, and findings to foster improvement and self-determination. In this  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fetterman, David M.
Foundations of empowerment evaluation.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, ©2001
Online version:
Fetterman, David M.
Foundations of empowerment evaluation.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, ©2001
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David M Fetterman
ISBN: 0803956681 9780803956681 080395669X 9780803956698
OCLC Number: 43945156
Description: xii, 173 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Introducing Empowerment Evaluation as a Part of the Intellectual Landscape of Evaluation --
Pursuit of Truth and Honesty --
Steps of Empowerment Evaluation --
Facets of Empowerment Evaluation --
Dynamic Community of Learners --
Background and Theory: Exploring the Background and Theory of Empowerment Evaluation With Relevant Examples and Tools --
Influences --
Tools --
Three Steps: Presenting the Three Steps of Empowerment Evaluation and Related Facets --
Steps of Empowerment Evaluation --
Facets of Empowerment Evaluation --
Four Case Examples: Highlighting the Steps of Empowerment Evaluation With Four Case Examples --
Hospital --
Reading Program --
Upward Bound --
Summer School Program --
A High-Stakes Case Example: Documenting the Utility, Credibility, and Rigor of Empowerment Evaluation in a High-Stakes Arena--Accreditation --
The Institute: A Case Example --
The Standards: Applying the Standards to Empowerment Evaluation --
Utility Standards --
Feasibility Standards --
Propriety Standards --
Accuracy Standards --
Caveats: Discussing Caveats and Concerns About Empowerment Evaluation --
Rigor --
Traditional Evaluation --
Objectivity --
Bias --
Positions of Privilege --
A Dialogue: Distinguishing Empowerment Evaluation From Other Approaches --
Process Use Focus --
Collaborative, Participatory, and Empowerment Evaluation --
Continuum --
Target Population --
Criteria and Similarities With Stakeholder and Utilization-Focused Evaluation --
Ownership --
Advocacy --
Political Correctness --
Accountability --
Consumer Focus.
Responsibility: David M. Fetterman.
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