Guidance for the design of qualitative case study evaluation

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Available languages : English
Period : 2014-2020
Date : 15/02/2012

This short document provides high-level guidance notes on designing and undertaking qualitative case study research and speculates on its potential application in evaluating regional development projects in Europe. It outlines the background of various qualitative evaluation methods used in outcomes assessment (e.g., Most Significant Change Technique, Performance Story Reporting and Collaborative Outcomes Reporting). Some examples of the practical application of story-based approaches and/or narrative evaluation are provided along with a consideration of their effectiveness.

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