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Realist evaluation

an emerging theory in support of practice

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Published by Jossey-Bass Publishers in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- United States,
  • Evaluation

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEmerging theory in support of practice
    StatementGary T. Henry, George Julnes, Melvin M. Mark, editors.
    SeriesJossey-Bass education series, New directions for evaluation -- no. 78
    ContributionsHenry, Gary T., Julnes, George, 1954-, Mark, Melvin M., American Evaluation Association.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination109 p. :
    Number of Pages109
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15521117M
    ISBN 100787915513
    OCLC/WorldCa39377024

    realistic data: Utilizing stakeholder’s knowledge’ of the Realistic Evaluation book (Pawson and Tilley, ), the realist interview was explained and illustrated with examples. Theories are placed before the interviewee for them to comment on with a view to providing Size: KB.   In knowledge translation, complex interventions may be implemented in the attempt to improve uptake of research-based knowledge in practice. Traditional evaluation efforts that focus on aggregate effectiveness represent an oversimplification of both the environment and the interventions themselves. However, theory-based approaches to evaluation, such as realist evaluation (RE), may Cited by:

      In the 20 years since Realistic Evaluation was published, realist evaluation has been applied in the areas of medicine and healthcare systems to improve infection control, interpersonal-skills assessment, disease-specific health initiatives (such as heart health and mental illness treatment), e-learning, faculty development, and medical education in general. 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, Realist Evaluation for Crime Science: Essays in Honour of Nick Tilley - CRC Press Book This collection of essays, published to mark the 20th anniversary of Realistic Evaluation, celebrates the work of Professor Nick Tilley and his significant influence on the fields of policing, crime reduction and evaluation.

    RAMESES II Quality Standards for Realist Evaluation: For funders or commissioners of realist evaluations Resources and training materials for realist evaluation We have provided the resources and training materials in the order below as a guide to those who are starting out on their journey to learn about realist evaluation. The main body of this book is devoted to the articulation of a new evaluation paradigm, which promises greater validity and utility from the findings of evaluation studies. The authors call this new approach `realistic evaluation'.


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Realistic Evaluation builds a rational evaluation paradigm from this context based view of efficacy and in doing so provides a rational counterpoint to those who want to misapply evaluation science in an effort to distill some ubiquitous and irrational concept of evidence based truth to a much too complex reality/5(7).

Pawson and Tilley argue persuasively and passionately that scientific evaluation requires a careful blend of theory and method, quality and quantity, ambition and realism. The book offers a complete blueprint for evaluation activities, covering design to data collection and analysis to the accumulation of findings across programs and onto the realization of research into policy.3/5(1).

Ray Pawson′s new book is a treat for evaluators, particularly in a world full of checklists, protocols, guidelines, and best practices. Evaluation is back to where it belongs: a full consideration of the theory and method of applied research with its scientific roots taken seriously.

Frans by: Realistic Evaluation shows how program evaluation needs to be, and can be bettered. It presents a profound yet highly readable critique of current evaluation practice, and goes on to introduce a 5/5(1).

An Introduction to Scientific Realist Evaluation Ray Pawson Nick Tilley Claiming to be a “realist” can sometimes feel like choosing to bat on the side of the “good.”.

'The strengths of this book are the first two chapters outlining the issues around realist evaluation and the final chapter, as well as the use throughout th. Realist data analysis is driven by the principles of realism: realist evaluation explains change brought about by an intervention by referring to the actors who act and change (or not) a situation under specific conditions and under the influence of external events (including the intervention itself).

Oxford: Realist Reviews and Realist Evaluation This module will provide participants with an understanding of realist review (or synthesis) and realist evaluation. Participants should then be able to apply their new knowledge and skills to their own realist research project, regardless of which field of research they come from.

Introduction. Realist evaluation is a species of theory-driven evaluation. Some of the differences between it and fellow members of the genus (programme theory evaluation, theories- of-change evaluation) will be noted in the course of the Size: KB. Realistic evaluation takes a different view of what constitutes Realist evaluation framework is particularly suited for unpacking how contextual factors and Book.

Jan ; R. Pawson Author: Nick Tilley. Health and Social Work. Author: Mansoor A F Kazi; Publisher: SAGE ISBN: Category: Social Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» 'The strengths of this book are the first two chapters outlining the issues around realist evaluation and the final chapter, as well as the use throughout the book of real-life examples in conclusion this is a timely introductory text on the.

The New Rules of Realistic Evaluation `This book is a must for those engaged in the field, providing a fully illustrated text on evaluation with numerous examples from the criminal justice system.

Unusually, it offers something for the academic, practitioner and student alike. REALIST EVALUATION •Drawn from Pawson and Tilley’s ’Realistic Evaluation’ () •Realism is a school of philosophy and sits between positivism and constructivism •A member of the family of theory-based evaluation approaches - start by clarifying the ‘program theory’.

This shared disenchantment with methods-driven evaluation is the starting point for Theories of Change and Realistic Evaluation. The task of comparing their approaches is, however, made diffi cult by the different concepts and foci within their descriptions of how theory is articulated and how knowledge gener ation should proceed.

Realistic Evaluation shows how program evaluation needs to be, and can be bettered. Although not everyone will agree with the methodology proposed by the authors, this book is a valuable read as it will cause most of us at least to review our methodological stance′ - International Journal of Police Science and Management/5(10).

Sophisticated and globally minded, this book is the perfect addition to the ongoing development and application of realist methods across evaluation, synthesis, and social research. Nick Emmel, Joanne Greenhalgh, Ana Manzano, Mark Monaghan, and Sonia Dalkin Introduction: Doing realist evaluation, synthesis and research.

Realist Evaluation: What it is and when to use it Realist Evaluation. 1 (RE) seeks to understand a policy or programme how causesthe desired outcomes. The purpose of a realist evaluation is as much to test and refine the theory behind the policy intervention as it is to determine the policy’s outcomes in a particular set of circumstances.

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Evaluation, 22, doi: / Page 24 of Ray Pawson and Nicholas Tilley argue with passion that scientific evaluation requires a careful blend of theory and method, quality and quantity, ambition and realism. The book offers a complete blueprint for evaluation activities, running from design to data collection and analysis to the cumulation of findings across programmes and onto the realization of research into policy.

Realist evaluation is concerned with the identification of underlying causal mechanisms that explain how an intervention such as Rounds works, for whom it works and under what conditions. Causal mechanisms are always embedded within particular contexts and social processes, meaning that Rounds might work differently in different situations and.

This is the book the realist community has been asking for. It offers "tricks of the realist trade", with useful tips for realist researchers and evaluators in areas from eliciting program theory and data gathering to understanding mechanisms/5(2).Realist evaluation techniques recognise that there are many interwoven variables operative at different levels in society, thus this evaluation method suits complex social interventions, rather than traditional cause-effect, non-contextual methods of analysis.

This realist technique acknowledges that intervention programmes and policy changes do not necessarily work for everyone, since people are different and .In Doing Realist Research, Nick Emmel, Joanne Greenhalgh, Anna Manzano, Mark Monaghan and Sonia Dalkin draw on the expertise of key specialists who push the boundaries of traditional research approaches to advocate for a more thoughtful and critical application of realist book will support researchers across disciplines to challenge the rigidity of established practice.