B & D Chapter 5 Quiz

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How do models for evaluation differ from research strategies?

Select one of the following:

  • Evaluation results are provided to the appropriate stakeholders for the purpose of program or project improvement.

  • Evaluation results are not provided to stakeholders, only to the program creators for the purpose of program or project improvement.

Question 2 of 10

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True or false: research involves the scientific method, which controls variables such as behaviors in an attempt to explain and predict.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 10

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True or False: When one evaluates, he/she is trying to learn what is going on in a particular program for people who are interested in that program.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 4 of 10

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What is the most common attribute of all evaluation models?

Select one of the following:

  • A focus on the object of the intervention or innovation in question.

  • Determining what the objective of the program in question is and deciding on its success or failure.

Question 5 of 10

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Which of the following statements explains the Discrepancy Model of evaluation?

Select one of the following:

  • This model works to explain why something may have occurred rather than the fact that it actually did occur.

  • This model examines how and what the program is doing to address needs in the client population.

Question 6 of 10

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Which of the following explains the goal-free evaluation model?

Select one of the following:

  • This model works to explain why something may have occurred rather than the fact that it actually did occur.

  • This model examines how and what the program is doing to address needs in the client population.

Question 7 of 10

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What is the aim of the Transaction Model of evaluation?

Select one of the following:

  • This model examines how and what the program is doing to address needs in the client population.

  • This model combines monitoring with process evaluation through a continuous back-and-forth interaction between evaluator and staff.

Question 8 of 10

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What is the motive for the Decision-Making Model?

Select one of the following:

  • The focus is on decisions that need to be made in the future.

  • This model combines monitoring with process evaluation through a continuous back-and-forth interaction between evaluator and staff.

Question 9 of 10

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Why is the Goal-Based Model of evaluation the easiest to you and the most often used?

Select one of the following:

  • The evaluator is NOT looking to measure specified outcome variables using quantitative or qualitative methods.

  • The evaluator IS looking to measure specified outcome variables using quantitative or qualitative methods.

Question 10 of 10

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True or False: Various questions raised by evaluators regarding a program represent real interests of the stakeholders providing information about what they wish to know about the program so that it may be improved.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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