by cahnrs.webteam | March 29, 2016 8:33 am
Evaluating the educational programs that Extension professionals deliver is the key to success in all Extension Program. These resources, while extensive can assist in developing qualitative and quantitive program evaluation.
Speaker: Mary Arnold, Ph.D.
COMPREHENSIVE APPROACHES TO EVALUATION
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook. https://www.wkkf.org/resource-directory/resources/2017/11/the-step-by-step-guide-to-evaluation–how-to-become-savvy-evaluation-consumers An interactive guide for individuals who are managing an evaluation.
My M & E â€“ A platform for sharing knowledge and practice amongst M & E practitioners worldwideâ€”multiple links on multiple topice. ( ) www.mymande.org
Evaluate”, Evaluation centre operated by Western Michigan University, Specializing in National Science Foundation (NSF) Evaluations. ( ) www.evalu-ate.org
Program Development and Evaluation, University of Wisconsin, Division of Extension. Comprehensive Program Planning and Evaluation. ( https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/programdevelopment/)
IMPLEMENTATION, MONITORING AND DELIVERY
World Bank Overview of Monitoring and Evaluation. http://siteresources.worldbank.org/EXTEVACAPDEV/Resources/4585672-1251481378590/MandE_tools_methods_approaches.pdf
Questionnaire Design: Asking questions with a purpose, Ellen Taylor-Powell. http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/G3658-02.pdf
Sampling, Ellen Taylor-Powell. http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/G3658-03.pdf
Collecting evaluation data: An overview of sources and materials, Ellen Taylor-Powell & Sara Steele. http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/G3658-04.pdf
Collecting evaluation data: Direct observation, Ellen Taylor-Powell & Sara Steele. http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/G3658-05.pdf
Collecting evaluation data: Surveys, Ellen Taylor-Powel &, Carol Hermann. http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/G3658-10.pdf
Collecting evaluation data: End-of-session questionnaires, Ellen Taylor-Powell & Marcus Renner. http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/G3658-11.pdf Summary of evaluation models in Payne, D.A. (1994).
Designing educational project and program evaluations: A practical overview based on research and experience. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers. www.southalabama.edu/coe/bset/johnson/660lectures/Lect2.doc
QUANTITATIVE DATA MANAGEMENT AND ANALYSIS
Speaker: Marc Braverman, Ph.D.
Analyzing quantitative data, Ellen Taylor-Powell. http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/G3658-06.pdf
Using Excel for analyzing survey results, Jennifer Leahy. http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/G3658-14.pdf
Conduit, the quarterly newsletter for EvaluATE, the evaluation resource center for advanced technology education, discusses. statistical significance and the use of descriptive statistics http://www.evalu-ate.org/resource_types/newsletter-pdfs/page/2/
Data Analysis Basics: Variables and Distribution, https://nciph.sph.unc.edu/focus/vol3/issue5/3-5DataBasics_issue.pdf
Data Analysis: Simple Statistical Tests https://nciph.sph.unc.edu/focus/vol3/issue6/3-6DataTests_issue.pdf (Offers discussion questions and slides.
QUALITATIVE DATA MANAGEMENT AND ANALYSIS
Speaker: Darlene Russ-Eft, Ph.D.
Analyzing qualitative data, Ellen Taylor-Powell & Marcus Renne http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Assets/pdfs/G3658-12.pdf
OTHER EVALUATION RESOURCES
Guidelines And Checklist For Constructivist (A.K.A. Fourth Generation) Evaluation, Egon G. Guba & Yvonna S. Lincoln.(Checklist for designing a qualitative study.) http://dmeforpeace.org/sites/default/files/Guba%20and%20Lincoln_Constructivist%20Evaluation.pdf
W.K. Kellogg Foundation Logic Model Development Guide (Logic model development guide for foundations/non-profits) https://www.wkkf.org/resource-directory/resources/2004/01/logic-model-development-guide
Developmental Evaluation: Applying complexity concepts to enhance innovation and use. Michael Quinn Patton. 2011. Guilford Press. http://www.guilford.com/cgi-bin/cartscript.cgi?page=pr%2Fpatton.htm&dir=research%2Fres_eval&cart_id=611080.27904
SAMMIE stands for Successful Assessment Methods and Measurement In Evaluation and is a one stop site on the web to link you to valuable resources. Through SAMMIE you can â€“ access resources on 22 evaluation-related topics; read the best literature on the web related to program evaluation; ask an expert your questions about program evaluation; and develop a personalized program evaluation plan. Whatever your level of experience evaluating programs, SAMMIE can be the web portal to help you expand your skills.
American Evaluation Association (AEA)
The American Evaluation Association is an international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, policies, personnel, products, and organizations to improve their effectiveness.
This site is an on-line course that introduces a holistic approach to planning and evaluating education and outreach programs. On-Line LOGIC Model Course, University of Wisconsin Extension
Source URL: https://weda.extension.org/professional-development/extension-employee-onboarding-modules/program-evaluation/