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Patton, Michael Quinn

Overview
Works: 72 works in 463 publications in 7 languages and 15,056 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Methods (Music) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction
Classifications: H62, 361.61068
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Most widely held works by Michael Quinn Patton
Qualitative research and evaluation methods by Michael Quinn Patton( Book )

75 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book has been completely revised with hundreds of new examples and stories illuminating all aspects of qualitative inquiry. This third edition has retained and expanded upon the exhibits, which highlight and summarize major issues, guidelines, the summative sections, tables, and figures as well as the sage advice of the Sufi-Zen master, Halcolm. This revision will help readers integrate and make sense of the great volume of qualitative works published in the past decade. New to this edition: integrates and makes sense of the great volume of qualitative works published in the past decade; offers strategies for enhancing quality and credibility of qualitative findings by presenting a new framework for differentiating five contrasting and competing sets of standards for judging the quality and utility of findings; unravels the complexities of mixed methods and triangulation; explains the new issues and approaches to fieldwork as well as providing detailed analytical guidelines, including software and computer-assisted options; explores, compares and contrasts 16 different theoretical and philosophical approaches to qualitative inquiry; examines alternative interviewing strategies and approaches, including focus group interviews, group interviews, and cross-cultural interviews; identifies the latest Internet resources
Utilization-focused evaluation : the new century text by Michael Quinn Patton( Book )

72 editions published between 1978 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 1,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Can evaluation be used to improve programs? Can it contribute to program effectiveness? Do evaluators bear any responsibility for evaluation use and program improvement? This skillfully honed revision by master storyteller and evaluator, Michael Quinn Patton, answers these questions and provides the most comprehensive review and integration ever done of the vast literature on evaluation use and practice. Entirely rewritten, this edition offers readers a full-fledged evaluation text from identifying primary users of an evaluation to focusing the evaluation, making methods decisions, analyzing data, and presenting findings." "Both practical and theoretical, Utilization-Focused Evaluation: The New Century Text, Third Edition tells how to conduct program evaluations and why to conduct them in the manner prescribed. Each chapter contains a review of the relevant literature and actual case examples to illustrate major points"--Back cover
How to use qualitative methods in evaluation by Michael Quinn Patton( Book )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this book is to help those evaluators who want to employ qualitative methods to know when it is appropriate to do so, and to know how to use qualitative methods in ways that will produce useful and valid data
Qualitative evaluation and research methods by Michael Quinn Patton( Book )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 1,111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creative evaluation by Michael Quinn Patton( Book )

24 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical evaluation by Michael Quinn Patton( Book )

20 editions published between 1982 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book takes seriously the notion that evaluation practice should be guided by attention to criteria of excellence. This book builds on the work of evaluation standards committee (1981), The evaluation network, the evaluation research society, and the variuos disciplina- ry associations in their efforts to improve the quality of applied social science. In so doing, this book explores the practical impli- cations of conducting evaluations that exibit four fundamental crite- ria of excellence: Utility, feasibility, propriety and accuracy
Family sexual abuse : frontline research and evaluation by Michael Quinn Patton( Book )

15 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This valuable book reviews and discusses the latest research on family sexual abuse. With contributions by both practitioners and researchers, it covers such issues as sibling incest; the background of sexual offenders; effects of sexual abuse on children, of offender removal from the home and of reunification and the prognosis for incest offenders after treatment. Within this context the immediate problems of local practitioners dealing with real life instances are highlighted and discussed
Qualitative research & evaluation methods : integrating theory and practice by Michael Quinn Patton( Book )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patton has created the most comprehensive, systematic, and up-to-date review of qualitative methods available. The Third Edition has retained and expanded upon the exhibits, which highlight and summarize major issues, guidelines, the summative sections, tables, and figures as well as the sage advice of the Sufi-Zen master, Halcolm. This revision will help readers integrate and make sense of the great volume of qualitative works published in the past decade
Debates on evaluation by Marvin C Alkin( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developmental evaluation : applying complexity concepts to enhance innovation and use by Michael Quinn Patton( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developmental Evaluation offers a powerful approach to monitoring and supporting social innovations by working in partnership with program decision makers. In this book, eminent authority Michael Quinn Patton show shows how to conduct evaluations within a developmental evaluation framework. Patton draws on insights about complex dynamic systems, uncertainty, nonlinearity, and emergence. He illustrated how developmental evaluation can be used for a range of purposes: ongoing program development, adapting effective principles of practice to local context, generating innovations and taking them to scale, and facilitating rapid response in crisis situations
Culture and evaluation by Michael Quinn Patton( Book )

11 editions published between 1935 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting to maybe : how the world is changed by Frances Westley( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Many of us have a deep desire to make the world around us a better place. But often our good intentions are undermined by the fear that we are so insignificant in the big scheme of things that nothing we can do will actually help feed the world’s hungry, fix the damage of a Hurricane Katrina or even get a healthy lunch programme up and running in the local school. We tend to think that great social change is the province of heroes – an intimidating view of reality that keeps ordinary people on the couch. But extraordinary leaders such as Gandhi and even unlikely social activists such as Bob Geldof most often see themselves as harnessing the forces around them, rather than singlehandedly setting those forces in motion. The trick in any great social project – from the global fight against AIDS to working to eradicate poverty in a single Canadian city – is to stop looking at the discrete elements and start trying to understand the complex relationships between them. By studying fascinating real-life examples of social change through this systems-and-relationships lens, the authors of Getting to Maybe tease out the rules of engagement between volunteers, leaders, organizations and circumstance – between individuals and what Shakespeare called "the tide in the affairs of men."
Teaching evaluation using the case method( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essentials of utilization-focused evaluation by Michael Quinn Patton( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Preface <br> Introduction <br>Step 1 Assess and Build Program and Organizational Readiness for Utilization-Focused Evaluation <br>Step 2 Assess and Enhance Evaluator Readiness and Competence to Undertake a Utilization-Focused Evaluation <br>Step 3 Identify, Organize, and Engage Primary Intended Users: The Personal Factor <br>Step 4 Situation Analysis Conducted Jointly With Primary Intended Users <br>Step 5 Identify and Prioritize Primary Intended Uses by Determining Priority Purposes <br>Step 6 Consider and Build in Process Uses if and as Appropriate <br>Step 7 Focus Priority Evaluation Questions <br>Step 8 Check That Fundamental Areas for Evaluation Inquiry Are Being Adequately Addressed: Implementation, Outcomes, and Attribution Questions <br>Step 9 Determine What Intervention Model or Theory of Change Is Being Evaluated <br>Step 10 Negotiate Appropriate Methods to Generate Credible Findings That Support Intended Use by Intended Users <br>Step 11 Make Sure Intended Users Understand Potential Methods Controversies and Their Implications <br>Step 12 Simulate Use of Findings: Evaluation’s Equivalent of a Dress Rehearsal <br>Step 13 Gather Data With Ongoing Attention to Use <br>Step 14 Organize and Present the Data for Interpretation and Use by Primary Intended Users: Analysis, Interpretation, Judgment, and Recommendations <br>Step 15 Prepare an Evaluation Report to Facilitate Use and Disseminate Significant Findings to Expand Influence <br>Step 16 Follow Up With Primary Intended Users to Facilitate and Enhance Use <br>Step 17 Metaevaluation of Use: Be Aaccountable, Learn, and Improve <br> Summary and Conclusion <br>
Outcome mapping : building learning and reflection into development programs by Sarah Earl( Book )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"More and more, development organizations are under pressure to demonstrate that their programs result in significant and lasting changes in the well-being of their intended beneficiaries. However, such "impacts" are often the product of a confluence of events for which no single agency or group of agencies can realistically claim full credit. As a result, assessing development impacts is problematic, yet many organizations continue to struggle to measure results far beyond the reach of their programs." "Outcome Mapping recognizes that development is essentially about people relating to each other and their environment. The originality of this approach lies in its shift away from assessing the products of a program to focus on changes in behaviour, relationships, actions, and activities in the people, groups, and organizations it works with directly. In doing so, Outcome Mapping debunks many of the myths about measuring impact. It will help a program be specific about the actors it targets, the changes it expects to see, and the strategies it employs and, as a result, be more effective in terms of the results it achieves. This publication explains the various steps in the outcome mapping approach and provides detailed information on workshop design and facilitation. It includes numerous worksheets and examples."--Jacket
Evaluating strategy( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developmental evaluation exemplars : principles in practice by Michael Quinn Patton( Book )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Developmental evaluation (DE) provides evaluative information and feedback to social innovators, and their funders and supporters, to inform adaptive development of change initiatives in complex dynamic environments. DE brings to innovation and adaptation the processes of asking evaluative questions, applying evaluation logic, and gathering and reporting evaluative data to inform and support the development of innovative projects, programs, initiatives, products, organizations, and/or systems change efforts with timely feedback. This book presents the current state of the art and practice of DE through 12 case exemplars. The book also answers to common questions about DE, presents a synthesis of patterns, themes, insights and lessons drawn from the case studies, and, for the first time, identifies and explains the essential guiding principles of DE"--
La cartographie des incidences : Intégrer l'apprentissage et la réflexion dans les programmes de développement by Sarah Earl( Book )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Section de l'évaluation et certains programmes du CRDI collaborent avec Barry Kibel, du Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, afin d'adapter sa démarche d'ingénierie des incidences au contexte de la recherche pour le développement. On a mis au point une méthodologie appelée Outcome Mapping pour définir et évaluer l'apport des programmes de développement dans la réalisation des incidences. Cette méthode peut servirau niveau du projet, du programme et de l'organisation. Elle est en constante évolution et c'est pourquoi nous attendons avec impatience vos commentaires et vos suggest
Building in research and evaluation : human inquiry for living systems by Yoland Wadsworth( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yoland Wadsworth's ground-breaking proposition is that the act of inquiry is the way by which every living organism and all collective human life goes about continuously learning, improving and changing. Building in Research and Evaluation explores this new approach, a basic theory of human understanding and action. By deepening our understanding about the cyclical processes of acting, observing, questioning, feeling, reflecting, thinking, planning and acting again, Wadsworth identifies how new life might be brought to what we do, both professionally, and personally. Far from being dry academi
An independent evaluation of the Switching Operations Fatality Analysis 2010 Working Group's processes( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Switching Operations Fatality Analysis (SOFA) Working Group was formed to analyze the factors contributing to fatalities in switching operations. The 2010 Working Group invited an independent team of evaluators to assess the thoroughness of the SOFA methodology with the goal of promoting utilization of SOFA findings. This report, prepared by the evaluation team, describes the SOFA 2010 tools and processes and concludes that they are both systematic and rigorous. The railroad industry is urged to give careful consideration to the findings of the SOFA Working Group in the interest of improving rail yard safety in the years ahead."--Technical report documentation page
 
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Qualitative research and evaluation methods
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Michael Quinn Patton American sociologist

Patton, Michael Q.

Patton, Michael Q. 1945-

Patton, Michael Quim

Patton, Michael Quinn

Quinn Patton, Michael

Quinn-Patton, Michael 1945-

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Utilization-focused evaluation : the new century textHow to use qualitative methods in evaluationQualitative evaluation and research methodsPractical evaluationFamily sexual abuse : frontline research and evaluationDevelopmental evaluation : applying complexity concepts to enhance innovation and useGetting to maybe : how the world is changedTeaching evaluation using the case method