Evaluation in a Nutshell, 2/e is a succinct guide to strategic and technical issues in evaluation of health promotion programs. You will be given valuable advice on planning and accountability in health promotion.
Adrian Bauman and Don Nutbeam, both professors and professional in the Health Promotion field have written this Evaluation in a Nutshell, 2/e with passion and content to assist other Health Promotion professionals wanting to make a difference in to our public's health.
Key features in this edition include an Online learning center to contain examples of each of the styles of evaluation and examples of research design which will be updated annually, each chapter will be reviewed and revised (five independent reviews commissioned by lecturers in public health promotion, including a reviewer from the University of Montreal), new case studies, examples and references will be used, the science of “dissemination research” has evolved and the authors will compare their model of dissemination with the US standard (the REAIM framework) to ensure currency, the different components of research that can contribute to program evaluation will be further explained and new designs and methods for understanding how interventions work, there will also be a short new section on policy research and its role in program evaluation as well as the economic appraisal of programs.
Also new to this edition will be an Online Learning Centre the authors will write case studies to give examples of the styles of evaluation, examples of research design and examples of measurement designed for use by any reader of the text, student or professional.
About the Authors
Adrian E. Bauman is Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology
at the School of Community Medicine at the University of New South Wales and
Director of the Epidemiology Unit at Liverpool Hospital in Sydney.
Don Nutbeam is Pro Vice- Chancellor and Head of the College of Health Sciences at Sydney University. He was formerly head of Public Health in the UK Department of Health.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Planning for evaluation
Chapter 2: Research and evaluation in health promotion - key stages, methods and types
Chapter 3: Formative evaluation
Chapter 4: Process evaluation
Chapter 5: Evaluation methods for health promotion projects (interventions)
Chapter 6: Complex Program Evaluation
Chapter 7: Evaluation methods for program replication and dissemination
Chapter 8: Evidence, practice, policy and the critical practitioner