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Evaluation Strategies for Communicating and Reporting Enhancing Learning in Organizations

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ISBN-10: 0761927549

ISBN-13: 9780761927549

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Rosalie T. Torres, Hallie Preskill, Mary E. Piontek

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"[This is] a book that addresses some of the overlooked, taken-for-granted aspects involved with the planning, conducting, and reporting of good evaluation. This book helps evaluators improve the utilization of evaluation results by using an ongoing, integrative collaborative learning approach with project stakeholders. Through the use of collaborative techniques and emphasis on various communicating and reporting formats, evaluators gain knowledge and skills that will assist them in helping organizations learn, grow, and improve." Steven R. Aragon, Human Resource Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign This is among the most thorough and practically applicable texts…    
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Book details

List price: $129.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/15/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.90" wide x 9.90" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Hallie Preskill , Ph.D., is a Professor of Organizational Learning and Instructional Technologies at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.� She teaches graduate level courses in program evaluation (introductory and advanced), organizational learning, consulting, and organization and training design, development, and delivery.� She coauthored Evaluative Inquiry for Learning in Organizations (Preskill & Torres, 1999), Evaluation in Organizations: A Systematic Approach to Enhancing Learning, Performance & Change (Russ-Eft & Preskill, 2001), Evaluation Strategies for Communication and Reporting: Enhancing Learning in Organizations (Torres, Preskill & Piontek, 2004), and Building…    

Mary E. Piontek is an assistant research scientist at the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor where she works with individual faculty, departments/units, and schools/colleges that need assistance designing program evaluation and assessing the effectiveness of initiatives to improve teaching and learning. She has considerable experience doing evaluation research in educational settings and has consulted with foundations, schools and districts, institutions of higher education, and private organizations on program evaluation and educational research issues. Her research and evaluation techniques capture the local context of an organization or…    

Individual Learning
Group Learning
Organizational Learning
Learning Approach to Evaluation
Organization of the Book
Understanding and Planning for Effective Communicating and Reporting
Purposes of Communicating and Reporting
Individual, Group, and Organizational Learning
Overview of Communicating and Reporting Formats and Options
Developing a Communicating and Reporting Plan
Communicating and Reporting Strategies to Facilitate Learning
Making Contents Easy to Assimilate
Short Written Communications
Interim Reports
Final Reports
Executive Summaries
Newsletters, Bulletins, Briefs, and Brochures
News Media Communications
Web Site Communications
Communicating and Reporting Strategies to Maximize Learning
Potentially Interactive Formats
Fully Interactive Formats
Creative Forms of Communicating and Reporting
Additional Considerations for Communicating and Reporting
Communicating and Reporting for Diverse Audiences
Communicating Negative Findings
Integrating Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation
Developing Recommendations
Multisite Evaluations
Issues and Opportunities for Evaluation Practice
Breadth and Depth of Skills Evaluators Need
Evaluator Roles
Time for Collaboration
Misinterpretation/Misuse of Findings
Organizational Readiness for Evaluation
Parting Thought
Key Terms
Summary of Chapter 3 Implementation Tips, Guidelines, and Cautions
Summary of Chapter 4 Implementation Tips, Guidelines, and Cautions
Summary of Chapter 5 Implementation Tips and Cautions
Summary of Chapter 6 Implementation Tips and Cautions
About the Authors