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EDPD 8020 A New Vision of Organizational Research, Assessment, and Evaluation: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDPD 8020 Required Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Chouinard, J. A., & Cousins, J. B. (2009). A review and synthesis of current research on cross-cultural evaluation. American Journal of Evaluation, 30(4), 457–494.

Contandriopoulos, D., & Brousselle, A. (2012). Evaluation models and evaluation use. Evaluation, 18(1), 61–77.

Cooksy, L. J., & Mark, M. M. (2012). Influences on evaluation quality. American Journal of Evaluation, 33(1), 79–84.

Fairbairn, S. B., & Fox, J. (2009). Inclusive achievement testing for linguistically and culturally diverse test takers: Essential considerations for test developers and decision makers. Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 28(1), 10–24.

Feuer, M. J. (2011). Politics, economics, and testing: Some reflections. Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 24(1), 25–29.

Fleischer, D. N., & Christie, C. A. (2009). Evaluation use: Results from a survey of U.S. American Evaluation Association members. American Journal of Evaluation, 30(2), 158–175.

Girard, J. (2011). Social knowledge: Are you ready? In G. Turner & C. Minnone (Eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd European conference on intellectual capital (pp. 3–12). Reading, United Kingdom: Academic Publishing International.

Goldstein, J., & Behuniak, P. (2011). Assumptions in alternate assessment: An argument-based approach to validation. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 36(3), 179–191.

Kelly, M. A., & Kaczynski, D. (2008). Teaching evaluation from an experiential framework: Connecting theory and organizational development with grant making. American Journal of Evaluation, 29(4), 547–554.

Kirkhart, K. E. (2010). Eyes on the prize: Multicultural validity and evaluation theory. American Journal of Evaluation, 31(3), 400–413.

Kukla-Acevedo, S., Streams, M. E., & Toma, E. (2012). Can a single performance metric do it all? A case study in education accountability. American Review of Public Administration, 42(3), 303–319.

LaVelle, J. M., & Donaldson, S. I. (2010). University-based evaluation training programs in the United States 1980–2008: An empirical examination. American Journal of Evaluation, 31(1), 9–23.

Lewis, A. (2010). Facebook and Twitter: Socially network yourself to success. Training and Development in Australia, 37(1), 8–11.

Loerzel, T., & Baca, M. (2009). Social networking: Pt. II. Gain a competitive edge. Practicing CPA, 33(4), 1–3.

Metzger, M. J., Flanagin, A. J., & Medders, R. B. (2010). Social and heuristic approaches to credibility evaluation online. Journal of Communication, 60(3), 413–439.

Piotrowski, S. J., & Ansah, E. (2010). Organizational assessment tools: Report cards and scorecards of the federal agencies. Public Administration Quarterly, 34(1), 109–142.

Richardson, R. D., Hawken, L. S., & Kircher, J. (2012). Bias using Maze to predict high-stakes test performance among Hispanic and Spanish-speaking students. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 37(3), 159–170.

Samuels, M., & Ryan, K. (2011). Grounding evaluations in culture. American Journal of Evaluation, 32(2), 183–198.

Smith, N. L. (2010). Characterizing the evaluand in evaluating theory. American Journal of Evaluation, 31(3), 383–389.

Smith, N. L., Brandon, P. R., Hwalek, M., Kistler, S. J., Labin, S. N., Rugh, J.,…Yarnall, L. (2011). Special section: Looking ahead: The future of evaluation. American Journal of Evaluation, 32(4), 565–599.

Sriranganathan, G., Jaworsky, D., Larkin, J., Flicker, S., Campbell, L., Flynn, S.,…Erlich, L. (2012). Peer sexual health education: Interventions for effective programme evaluation. Health Education Journal, 71(1), 62–71.

Vanhoof, J., & Van Petegem, P. (2011). Designing and evaluating the process of school self-evaluations. Improving Schools, 14(2), 200–212.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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