Program Theory-Driven Evaluation Science: Strategies and Applications
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Program Theory-Driven Evaluation Science fills the gap between 21st century literature on evaluation and what is happening in practice. It features detailed examples of how evaluations actually unfold in practice to develop people, programs, and organizations. Commonly accepted strategies for practicing evaluation are outlined, followed by comprehensive accounts of how those strategies have played out in the face of the complexities and challenges of “real world” settings. In so doing, the book illustrates the authentic challenges of implementing an evaluation approach in practice
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Donaldson, S. I. (2007). Program theory-driven evaluation science: Strategies and applications. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.