Evaluation Glossary

Case Study

An intensive, detailed description and analysis of one or more projects, programs, or any of their specific components or participants in the context of their environments.


Yarbrough, D. B., Shulha, L. M., Hopson, R. K., and Caruthers, F. A. (2011). The program evaluation standards: A guide for evaluators and evaluation users (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

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Anecdotal Record