The authors report on a participatory focus group evaluation of an academic department. The 20 participants, and the majority of the evaluators, were graduate students in that department. The authors report on their methods, their reflections, ethical issues they encountered and what they did about them, and how they used the results.
Program Evaluation, Focus Groups, Graduate Students, and Academic Department
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Linville, D., Lambert-Shute, J., Fruhauf, C. A., & Piercy, F. P. (2003). Using Participatory Focus Groups Of Graduate Students To Improve Academic Departments: A Case Example. The Qualitative Report, 8(2), 210-223. Retrieved from https://nsuworks.nova.edu/tqr/vol8/iss2/4