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Carleton University
Political Science
PSCI 3402

Policy evaluation Three views on program evaluationProgram evaluation is the systematic collection of information about the activities characteristics and outcomes of programs to make judgements about the program improve program effectiveness andorinform decisions about future programmingMichael Patton 1997Program evaluation is the systematic assessment of the operations andor the outcomes of a program or policy compared to a set of explicit or implicit standards as a means of contributing to the improvement of the program or policyWeiss 1998Program evaluation is the use of social research procedures to systematically investigate the effectiveness of social intervention programs in ways that are adapted to their political and organization environments and are designed to inform social action to improve social conditionsRossi Lipsey and Freeman 2004Commonalities of the preceding definitions1Refer to the practice and application of techniques2They identify improvement of public policy process
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