1.Like survey designs and field studies, evaluation research refers to : 1774307
1.Like survey designs and field studies, evaluation research refers to a research method, not a specific research purpose.
2.Policy analysis focuses upon whether the intended result was produced.
3.The policy process, like the research process in general, is fluid and does not always “start at the beginning and conclude at the end.”
4.Outputs refer to the basic question of what a policy action is trying to achieve.
5.Goal-oriented public policies cannot be viewed as “if-then” statements: if some policy action is taken, then we expect some result to be produced.
6.Applied studies such as program evaluation is that they do not require the same degree of planning as do survey designs.
7.Evaluation apprehension occurs when officials fear that their own job performance is not being rated.
8.In evaluation research, outcome measures serve as the independent variables.
9.Not only is it necessary to measure dependent variables in impact assessment, the researcher also needs to measure the context within which the program is conducted.
10.Quasi-experiments differ from true experiments in that they lack random assignment to control and experimental groups.