|Russ-Eft, Darlene F. / Bober, Marcie J. / de la Teja, Ileana / Foxon, Marguerite / Koszalka, Tiffany A.|
Standards for the Practice of Evaluation in Organizations
Research Methods for the Social Sciences
2008. 240 Pages, Hardcover
ISBN 978-0-7879-9599-7 - John Wiley & Sons
Evaluator Competencies, based on research conducted by the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance, and Instruction (ibspti?) identifies the competencies needed by those undertaking evaluation efforts in organizational settings. Classified into domains, these evaluator competencies have been rigorously validated, and are accompanied by practical descriptions in the form of performance statements associated with each competency. The authors discuss the challenges and obstacles in conducting such evaluations within dynamic, changing organizations, and provide methods and strategies for putting these competencies to use.
From the contents
Tables, Exhibit, and Figures.
PART I: THE IBSTPI(R) EVALUATOR COMPETENCIES: DEVELOPMENT, INTERPRETATION, AND APPLICATION.
1. The Practice of Evaluation in Organizations.
2. In Search of Evaluator Competencies.
3. ibstpi(r) Evaluator Competencies and Their Development.
4. Discussion and Analysis of the Evaluator Domains and Competencies.
5. Use of the Evaluator Competencies.
PART II: THE IBSTPI(R) EVALUATOR COMPETENCIES: VALIDATION.
6. Some Foundational Research.
7. The Validation Research.
8. Future Directions.
A. ibstpi(r) and Its History.
C. Evaluation Tools and Approaches.
D. Annotated Bibliography.
E. Professional Associations for Evaluators.