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How to Use Qualitative Methods in Evaluation

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ISBN-10: 0803931298

ISBN-13: 9780803931299

Edition: 2nd 1987

Authors: Michael Quinn Patton

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Introduces the reader to qualitative approaches--a major development in the field of evaluation during the last decade. This volume presents an introduction to the approach--differentiates it in the method and philosophy from more traditional quantitative methods; specifies the kinds of evaluation questions for which it is most appropriate; and explains the design decisions and sampling strategies which underlie its implementation. Step-by-step guides for planning and conducting fieldwork and observations; doing in-depth interviewing; analyzing, interpreting and reporting results; and many examples--from a wide range of disciplines and professions--clarify the use of qualitative methods in…    
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Book details

List price: $54.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1987
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/1/1987
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

An Introduction to Qualitative Methods
When to Use Qualitative Methods
Designing Qualitative Evaluations
Fieldwork and Observation
Depth Interviewing
Analyzing and Interpreting Qualitative Data
Making Methods Decisions
Controversy and Philosophy