“This book is a must for anyone who has looked across a lectern at a sea of panicked expressions on the first day of a program evaluation class. Program Evaluation will calm everyone's nerves and create a bit of excitement at the prospect of learning how to evaluate programs and activities.”
“An excellent addition to books on program evaluation. This book's practicality and focus on techniques of embedding evaluations in program design and development is invaluable. Multiple audiences including graduate students, researchers, practitioners and policy makers would find the text useful.”
“This is a great book that provides the details you need to teach and study program evaluation. The author has tremendous skill and ability to present the materials in and interesting and understandable fashion.”
“This text would be a great addition to a research methods course providing the history as well as the various types of program evaluations for the appropriate type of programs.”
“This unique book relates contemporary realities of program evaluation with a particular focus on 'how to' with relevant real-world examples. This well-conceptualized and well-written piece provides much needed insights on the rudiments of evaluation from the very beginning to the end and serves as invaluable resource to faculty, students, policy makers and key administrators across various levels of government/public affairs. The author candidly narrates the benefits and challenges of evaluation in ways that everyone involved in any form of evaluation at any level can relate to.
“This book serves as an excellent 'How to Manual' for conducting program evaluations. The presentation is both interesting and concise.”