About the Journal

Aim and Scope

Evaluation Studies in Social Sciences (ESSS) journal publishes systematic inquiry carried out at an appraisal of a program, practice, activity, or system to provide information that will be of use in decision making. The systematic inquiry is described in terms of the quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods of the social sciences approach. ESSS provides the platform for authors to share their ideas of methods, theory, practice, and findings of evaluation in social sciences. Additionally, this journal host discussions and tutorials proposing best practices and guides for technical and research-based topics. The journal encourages practitioners and students to submit their ideas of methods, theory, practices, and findings of evaluation in social sciences. Therefore, we provide various sharing formats to deliver their ideas in their preferred format. Among the acceptable article format in ESSS are original research articles, reviews, brief reports, and tutorials. Evaluation Studies in Social Sciences welcomes the submission of original articles/reviews/tutorials/brief reports/essays/brief datasets/case reports but not limited to the following broad topics:

  • Needs assessment
  • Mixed Methods evaluation
  • Integrating Technology into Evaluation
  • Indigenous people in Evaluation
  • Health Evaluation
  • Human Services Evaluation
  • Organizational Learning & Evaluation
  • Youth Focused Evaluation
  • Educational Evaluation
  • Teaching of Evaluation
  • Social Work
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Qualitative methods
  • Quantitative methods
  • Mixed Methods
  • Action Research
  • Assessment in Higher Education
  • Behavioural Health
  • Community Program Evaluation