Theory-driven evaluation: Conceptual framework, application and advancement

  • Huey T. Chen


There is an impressive amount of literature on theory-driven evaluation published in the past few decades. The literature devoted to this topic includes four volumes of New Directions for Evaluation (Bickman 1987, 1990; Rogers, Hasci, Petrosino, & Huebner 2000; Wholey 1987), several books (Chen 1990, 2005; Chen/Rossi 1992; (Connell, Kubisch, Schorr, & Weiss 1995; Fulbright-Anderson, Kubisch, & Connell 1998; Pawson & Tilly 1997) and numerous articles published in various journals (see recent review by (Coryn, Noakes, Westine, & Schoter 2011; Hansen & Vedung 2010).


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  • Huey T. Chen
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  1. 1.MontclairUSA

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