Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
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The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics
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Norris, J. M. and Watanabe, Y. 2012. Program Evaluation. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .
- Published Online: 5 NOV 2012
According to Patton (2008), “Program evaluation is the systematic collection of information about the activities, characteristics, and results of programs to make judgments about the program, improve or further develop program effectiveness, inform decisions about future programming, and/or increase understanding” (p. 39, emphasis in original).
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