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Main Page breadcrumb triangle  Guide to Program Evaluation

Guide to Program Evaluation

Getting Started

What is Evaluation; Types of Evaluation Activities; Benefits of Evaluation; Evaluation Concerns; Evaluation Constraints

Planning the Evaluation

Are You Ready for Evaluation; Working With an Outside Evaluator; Developing an Evaluation Plan; Developing and Working With Program Logic Models

Assessing Program Performance

Identifying Goals and Objectives; Measuring Activities and Outputs (Process Evaluation); Measuring Outcomes (Impact Evaluation); Establishing the "Activities-Outcomes" Connection (Evaluation Experiments)

Data Collection

New or Existing Data; Using Existing Data; Using New Data; Other Considerations

Reporting and Using Evaluation Results

Reviewing Evaluation Findings With Stakeholders; Writing a Final Report; Using Evaluation Results

References Cited in the Guide to Program Evaluation

References cited in this guide.


A PDF version of the Guide to Program Evaluation is available for printing.



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