An Instrument for the qualitative evaluation of media programs in California

by California. Dept. of Education. Bureau of Audio-visual and School Library Education

Publisher: California State Dept. of Education in Sacramento, Calif

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  • Media programs (Education),
  • Evaluation,
  • Audio-visual education

Edition Notes

Statementprepared by a committee representing the Bureau of Audio-Visual and School Library Education for the California State Dept. of Education, the California Association for Educational Media and Technology, and the California Association of School Librarians
ContributionsCalifornia Association of Educational Media and Technology, California Association of School Librarians
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Paginationix, 37 p. ;
Number of Pages37
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Open LibraryOL26685969M

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Measurement is most effective in program evaluation when it is tailored to the speciic circumstances of the program (Rossi, Lipsey, & Freeman, ), including: • Its purpose: what the program is intended to achieve. • Its inputs: the resources invested and activities carried out to achieve the goals.

APPROACHES TO QUALITATIVE EVALUATION – –PROGRAM EVALUATION AND PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT When qualitative evaluation approaches emerged as alternatives to the then-dominant social scientific approach to evaluation in the s, proponents of these new ways of evaluating programs were a part of a much broader.

Qualitative Data Collection Tools is a new and unique supplementary text that will guide students and new researchers to design, develop, pilot, and employ qualitative tools in order to collect qualitative often-omitted subject in general qualitative textbooks, qualitative tools form the backbone of the data collection process.

Qualitative instruments are used in investigative qualitative type of research is different from quantitative research because the researcher is a large part of the process and can be considered one of the qualitative instruments. Other types of qualitative instruments include focus groups, interviews, and documentary addition, narratives are utilized as well as.

what qualitative methods are, the kinds of questions that can best be addressed by this approach, and the role qualitative methods can play in program evaluation.

Just as quantitative methods are well suited for some types of questions, qualitative methods are particularly well suited to other, specific types of questions. Qualitative evaluation and research methods (pp. Beverly Hills, CA: Sage. Designing Qualitative Studies PURPOSEFUL SAMPLING Perhaps nothing better captures the difference between quantitative and qualitative methods than the different logics that undergird sampling approaches.

Qualitative inquiry typically focuses in depth on. Drawing on more than 40 years of experience conducting applied social science research and program evaluation, author Michael Quinn Patton has crafted the most comprehensive and systematic book on qualitative research and evaluation methods, inquiry frameworks, and analysis options available s: In that sense it is a good intro book for qualitative methods, and I found his discussion on qualitative evaluation more helpful than the discussion on basic or applied qualitative research.

I found it to be a bit limiting when I set out to actually do the research in that the book disn't provide enough guidance in the work of s:   An example of the use of qualitative methods to uncover unexpected consequences of programs occurred in an evaluation of the National Health Planning program (P.L.

93–) (Rocheleau, c). This study was conducted during the early stages of the implementation of the health planning program. The qualitative method was used to give voice to the different livelihood program stakeholders (Vaterlaus and Higginbotham ), like the student volunteers, the partner community residents, and.

The leading program evaluation reference, updated with the latest tools and techniques. The Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation provides tools for managers and evaluators to address questions about the performance of public and nonprofit programs.

Neatly integrating authoritative, high-level information with practicality and readability, this guide gives you the tools and processes you. Qualitative Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Analyzing Qualitative Data How evaluators analyze qualitative data largely depends on the design of their evaluations.

Your analysis is meant to turn your data into findings, and your evaluation design guides both the parameters of the data you have collected, as well as how you will analyze it.

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In contrast, qualitative studies are usually not based upon standardized instruments and often utilize smaller, nonrandom samples. Hence, assessing the accuracy of qualitative findings is less straightforward. Since there is little consensus as to how to critically evaluate qualitative research, three possible approaches are presented here.

In this book, three types of designs are advanced: qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods. Unquestionably, the three approaches are not as dis-crete as they first appear. Qualitative and quantitative approaches should not be viewed as polar opposites or dichotomies; instead, they represent different ends on a continuum (Newman & Benz, ).

In the previous chapter, we identified two broad types of evaluation methodologies: quantitative and qualitative. In this section, we talk more about the debate over the relative virtues of these approaches and discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages of different types of instruments. In such a debate, two types of issues are considered.

Validity. Validity is defined as the extent to which a concept is accurately measured in a quantitative study. For example, a survey designed to explore depression but which actually measures anxiety would not be considered valid.

The second measure of quality in a quantitative study is reliability, or the accuracy of an other words, the extent to which a research instrument. "Showing how science is limited by its dominant mode of investigation, Lincoln and Guba propose an alternative paradigm--a "naturalistic" rather than "rationalistic" method of inquiry--in which the investigator avoids manipulating research outcomes.

A "paradigm shift" is under way in many fields, they contend, and go on to describe the different assumptions of the two approaches regarding the 4/5(5). Applications of the qualitative approach in the evaluation of special education and second language programs are addressed in this paper.

Qualitative data are recommended for providing detailed descriptions of specific program elements, and can be obtained through interviews, observations, case studies, and ethnographic studies. Six evaluation studies carried out in the San Diego (California. Designing and writing a qualitative dissertation methodology chapter can be done.

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Drawing from the challenges author Nathan Durdella has experienced while supervising students, the book. Establishing validity and reliability in qualitative research can be less precise, though participant/member checks, peer evaluation (another researcher checks the researcher’s inferences based on the instrument (Denzin & Lincoln, ), and multiple methods (keyword: triangulation), are convincingly used.

Some qualitative researchers reject. research, defines Qualitative Content Analysis as a mixed methods approach (containing qualitative and quantitative steps of analysis) and advocates common research criteria for qualitative and quantitative research.

Finally, a step-by-step model of the (qualitative-quantitative) research process is. qualitative methods being used in public health research today, the guide speaks to the need for sim-ple yet effective instruction on how to do systematic and ethically sound qualitative research.

The aim of the guide is thus practical. In bypassing extensive discussion on .‘Mixed methods’ is a research approach whereby researchers collect and analyse both quantitative and qualitative data within the same study.1 2 Growth of mixed methods research in nursing and healthcare has occurred at a time of internationally increasing complexity in healthcare delivery.

Mixed methods research draws on potential strengths of both qualitative and quantitative methods,3.qualitative research and evaluation methods Posted By Gilbert Patten Media Publishing TEXT ID c Online PDF Ebook Epub Library types of questions they pose o the types of data collection instruments they use o the forms of data they produce o .