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Author: Michael Quinn Patton
Publisher: New York London The Guilford Press [2017]
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Quinn Patton
ISBN: 9781462531820 1462531822 9781462531905 1462531903
OCLC Number: 1005840305
Description: xxvi, 435 Seiten
Contents: I. Principles: What They Are, Why They Matter, and Their Niche in Program Development and Evaluation 1. First Principles2. Effectiveness Principles: What? Why? When? How? Who? Where?3. Examples of Principles-Driven Change Initiatives and Programs4. Evaluating Principles: Historical Context and Forward-Looking Challenge5. The Niche and Nature of Principles-Focused Evaluation: Serving Diverse PurposesII. GUIDE: Criteria for Effectiveness Principles6. GUIDE for PRINCIPLES: The Characteristics of High-Quality Effectiveness PrinciplesG: Guidance7. Guidance for Developing and Distinguishing Principles: Principles versus Rules, and the Alternative Principles Test8. Referring to Something as a Principle Doesn't Make It One: Distinguishing Effectiveness Principles9. Still More Guidance on Developing and Distinguishing Principles: Principles Derived from and Contrasted with Assumptions, Truths, and Lessons10. Conceptual Triangulation: Evaluating the Similarities of Parallel Principles11. Holistic, Sequential, and Pole Star Approaches to PrinciplesU: Useful12. Principles Point the Way to Desired Results13. Diverse Uses of Principles across an Organization, Nora F. Murphy & Heather Huseby14. Evaluating the Utility of Research-Derived Principles for Enhancing Online LearningI: Inspiring15. Inspirational Principles Are Infused with Values16. Principles-Focused Evaluation at the Grassroots in Africa: Inspirational Examples and Reflections, John Wilson17. Inspiring Principles: Distinguishing Overarching Principles from Operational Principles, Charmagne Campbell-Patton18. Principles-Focused Pedagogy of Evaluation: Inspired by Freirean PedagogyD: Developmental19. The Developmental Nature of Effectiveness Principles: A Case Example of Adapting Principles in Practice, Yve Susskind & Peggy Holman20. Simple Rules and Minimum Specifications: Spotlight on Complexity Concepts with Developmental ImplicationsE: Evaluable21. Evaluable Principles: Methods and Measures for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Principles22. Principles-Focused Sampling23. Rendering Judgments about the Effectiveness of Principles24. Evaluating Principles for Evidence of Effectiveness: Three Kinds of Evidence-Based Judgments and Effective Principles in Contrast to Best PracticesSummary of Parts I and II: Major Themes of Principles-Focused EvaluationIII. Principles-Driven Initiatives with Principles-Focused Evaluations: Exemplars of Principles in PracticeIII-A.Three Levels of Principles-Based Interventions: Macro (Global), Micro (Program), and Meso (Community)25. Principles Driving Reform: Evaluation of the Paris Declaration Principles on Aid Effectiveness26. Discovering and Validating Effectiveness Principles to Help Youth Overcome Homelessness27. Vibrant Communities Canada: A Principles-Driven Systems Change Initiative and Emergent Example of Principles-Focused Evaluation PotentialPart III-B. Three Different Agriculture-Focused Initiatives28. Collaborative Principles Supporting Shared Commitment: The Global Alliance for the Future of Food29. Principles Enhancing Coherence: The McKnight Foundation Collaborative Crop Research Program30. Principles Defining a Field of Agroecology: How Principles Inform and GUIDE PracticesIV. Principles for Evaluations and Evaluators31. Evaluating Evaluation Principles: Examining Principles That Guide Evaluations and Evaluators32. Outcome Harvesting Evaluation: Practical Application of Essential Principles, Ricardo Wilson-Grau33. Reflections of a Principles-Focused Evaluator: What's in a Name?, Donna Podems34. Waking Lumina: A Personal Principles-Based Evaluation Philosophy, Nora F. MurphyV. Principles-Focused Evaluation in Practice: Tools and Checklist35. Tools for Principles-Focused Evaluation36. Principles-Focused Evaluation ChecklistConclusion and Final Practice ExerciseEpilogue: Eleven Questions, Eleven Principles-Focused Responses
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