Home » How to Use Qualitative Methods in Evaluation by Michael Quinn Patton
How to Use Qualitative Methods in Evaluation Michael Quinn Patton

How to Use Qualitative Methods in Evaluation

Michael Quinn Patton

Published
ISBN : 9780803931299
Paperback
176 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

How to Use Qualitative Methods in Evaluation -- a new volume in the Program Evaluation Kit -- reflects the growing use of qualitative techniques in the evaluation process. The author differentiates the qualitative approach in method and philosophyMoreHow to Use Qualitative Methods in Evaluation -- a new volume in the Program Evaluation Kit -- reflects the growing use of qualitative techniques in the evaluation process. The author differentiates the qualitative approach in method and philosophy from more traditional quantitative methods and specifies the kinds of evaluation question for which it is most appropriate. The design decisions and sampling strategies which underlie the method are explained. Patton also includes clearly illustrated step-by-step guides for planning and conducting fieldwork and observations, in-depth interviewing, and analysing, interpreting and reporting results.