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Advancing Validity in Outcome Evaluation: Theory & Practice

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Advancing Validity in Outcome Evaluation: Theory & Practice
(Jossey-Bass, 2011)
Edited by Stewart I. Donaldson, Huey T. Chen, and Melvin M. Mark

Table of contents:

1. Validity Frameworks for Outcome Evaluation
Huey T. Chen, Stewart I. Donaldson, Melvin M. Mark

2. What Works for Whom, Where, Why, for What, and When? Using Evaluation Evidence to Take Action in Local Contexts
John Gargani, Stewart I. Donaldson

3. New (and Old) Directions for Validity Concerning Generalizability
Melvin M. Mark

4. Criticisms of and an Alternative to the Shadish, Cook, and Campbell Validity Typology
Charles S. Reichardt

5. Reframing Validity in Research and Evaluation: A Multidimensional, Systematic Model of Valid Inference
George Julnes

6. Conflict of Interest and Campbellian Validity
Ernest R. House

7. The Construct(ion) of Validity as Argument
Jennifer C. Greene

8. Assessing Program Outcomes From the Bottom-Up Approach: An Innovative Perspective to Outcome Evaluation
Huey T. Chen, Paul Garbe

9. The Truth About Validity
William R. Shadish

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