Stufflebeam's model is also known in some circles as the CIPP model, where CIPP is an acronym for Context, Input, Process, and Product.
Action research consists of a family of research methodologiesSee Bob's article, and the resources listed below, for more information.
which pursue action and research outcomes at the same time. It
therefore has some components which resemble consultancy or
change agency, and some which resemble field research.
Dick, Bob, A Beginner's Guide to Action Research, online web page at: http://ousd.k12.ca.us/netday/links/Action_Research/begin_guide_action_research. Great introduction to action research.
Gabel, Dorothy, An Introduction to Action Research, online web page at http://www.phy.nau.edu/~danmac/actionrsch.html. Another great primer on action research.
Giordano, Victoria, Evaluation in Instructional Systems Development, online web page at http://connect.barry.edu/ect607/SummEval.html. Victoria discusses instructional systems development models and their corresponding evaluation methodologies, including the Stake, Stufflebeam, and Scriven models. Her bibliography cites some of the works listed below.
Stake, R. E. (1967). The countenance of educational evaluation. In Ely, D. P. and Plomp, T. (Eds.) (1996). Classic Writings on Instructional Technology. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited.
Stufflebeam, D. L. and Shinkfield, A. J. (1990). Systematic Evaluation. Boston, MA: Kluwer-Nijhoff.
Stufflebeam, D. L. (1991). The CIPP model for program evaluation. In G. F. Madaus, M. Scriven, & D. L. Stufflebeam (Eds.) Evaluation Models: Viewpoints on Educational and Human Services Evaluation (pp. 117–141). Boston, MA: Kluwer-Nijhoff.
University of Michigan Action Research Resources page, online web page at http://www3.extension.umn.edu/people/fhoefer/educdsgn/actresrc.htm. Great list of links to information on action research.
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