Simplified Guide to Program Evaluation, A (Rev'd Edition)
Dimock Series on Groups

Hedley Dimock     

Captus Press, ISBN 978-1-896691-48-0 (1997)
60 pages, 100 g, 6 X 9, $7.50 (US$7.50)
 

The most practical, frequently-used methods that do not require technical training are described. Planning the evaluation project, collecting relevant data, what to do with your data, reporting and action planning are covered. Included are: 16 program evaluation examples; 35 data collection guides, check sheets, scales and rating forms; and 4 worksheets to explore and assess group effectiveness.

Table of Contents   top

PART I PLANNING THE PROGRAM EVALUATION PROJECT

  • Evaluation Project Outline
  • Designs for Program Evaluation
  • Planning for Program Improvement
  • Guide Sheet for Evaluation Planning

PART II DATA COLLECTION

  • Self Reports
  • Reports from Others
  • Systematic Observations
  • Dimensions of Group Growth
  • Performance Outcomes
  • Human Service Program Assessment Areas

PART III WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR INFORMATION

  • Validation Study of Dimock Leadership Inventory
  • Establishing Relationships
  • Rank order correlation

PART IV REPORTING AND ACTION PLANNING

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About the Author   top

Dr. Hedley Dimock is the Director of the Centre for Human Resource Development, an independent consulting and research organization located in Puslinch, Ontario. He is also an adjunct professor at the University of Guelph, and has served on the faculties of eight other universities in Canada and the U.S., including McGill, Columbia, Toronto, and Concordia. Dr. Dimock has experience in recreational, educational, health service and community work settings and has worked with over 300 organizations across Canada. He has published extensively and five of his books have been published in Japanese.