Evaluation Glossary

Simulation Study

A study in which the probable effects of alternative solutions to a problem are identified by using symbolic representations of real activities, situations, or 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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