Browse by Subject "program development"

  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1995)
    Family life programs commonly collect data about who uses their services and participant satisfaction. In my opinion, program designers have been discouraged in recent years from collecting this information, however, because ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1996)
    In Jan-Feb, 1996 I conducted an e-mail in-service course about issues related to children and divorce. This report summarizes the evaluation of this program. Forty-five county and district faculty participated in an e-mail ...

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  • Ong, B.; Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1995)
    As human service providers and policy makers, we continually ask ourselves, "Can we really make a difference in the lives of children and families living in dangerous communities?" Fortunately, the evidence suggests that ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1997)
    Although many programs claim to help young people, schools, or communities prevent violence, little empirical evidence exists regarding their effectiveness. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control funded a wide variety ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1995)
    Let's start with a basic premise about evaluation--we benefit by knowing how our programs work and what we could do to make them better. From this perspective, evaluation is merely a tool for learning more about programs. ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1996)
    Unlike many issues in family life education, the effectiveness of caregiving interventions has received considerable attention. Although many of the early studies simply looked at satisfaction with the services, and rarely ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1997-03-07)
    This article provides a set of recommendations about how to evaluate human development and family life websites. There are two dimensions that need to be considered in judging the quality of web sites devoted to children ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr. (1996)
    At one time or another, most people involved in developing or implementing programs for individuals and families ask themselves the question, "So what are we really trying to do with this program?" Although this may sound ...

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  • Hughes, Robert, Jr.; Todd, Christine M. (1995)
    "We want you to document how bad things are here so that we can decide what to do." Almost 30 years ago, the first author was given these instructions as a part of a community project resulting from the War on Poverty. ...

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