Leading Change Through Evaluation
Improvement Science in Action
- Kristen L. Rohanna - University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Evaluation in Practice Series
This is a very well-written, well-researched, practical text for future researchers.
This book is an intimate, honest and real-world introduction to the use of formative evaluation practices for continuous improvement in a school system. The author’s first-hand account provides actionable tools as well as demonstration of their application in practice. The book is both theoretical and applied, which makes it a useful handbook for those who are engaged in continuous improvement of complex systems.
This text teaches change processes through an overarching case example, which makes the concepts more accessible and understandable as students see how things are actually applied.
This book provides an insightful journey from improvement science through complex system change. The case study presented allows readers to reflect on their own journeys in evaluation and change within the complex systems that we often dismiss.
This text uses real-life examples to apply theory and emphasize the important role of continuous improvement in public and nonprofit programs.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1 • What Do We Mean by Formative Evaluation?
Chapter 2 • The Truth About Complex Systems