"This book has multiple audiences and numerous potential uses. It can be used in graduate courses focused on student and faculty development and with cohorts and other groups where acclimation to the academy and relational learning are critical. ... The teachings of this book could serve faculty and administrators at all levels of experience. A final audience is mentoring scholars and researchers for whom this contemporary compendium of ideas and practices can further inform professions." -Education Review
“Donaldson’s book makes an important contribution to the advancement of theory-driven evaluation, and toward improving the evaluation profession … It allows readers to not only understand how and when to use theory-driven evaluations, but also how to perform them.” -Huey T. Chen, Ph.D., The University of Alabama at Birmingham
About the Author
Stewart I. Donaldson
is professor and chair of Psychology, director of the Institute of Organizational and Program Evaluation Research, and dean of the School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences at Claremont Graduate University. Dean Donaldson has conducted many professional evaluations, has published widely on the use of theory in evaluation practice, and continues to develop and lead one of the largest University-based training programs in evaluation.
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