The Historical Path of Evaluation as Reflected in the Content of Evaluation and Program Planning

Abu H. Ayob, Jonathan A. Morell

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    This paper examines the intellectual structure of evaluation by means of citation analysis. By using various article attributes and citation counts in Google Scholar and (Social) Science Citation Index Web of Science, we analyze all articles published in Evaluation and Program Planning from 2000 until 2012. We identify and discuss the characteristics and development of the field as reflected in the history of those citations.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalEvaluation and Program Planning
    Pages (from-to)20-27
    Number of pages8
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2016


    • Evaluation and program planning
    • Evaluation research
    • Citation analysis
    • Article attributes

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