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Evaluation Background:

Broad Evaluation

Racial equity tools for evaluation

Center for Assessment and Policy Development, MP Associates, and World Trust Educational Services, 2016 — Website designed to help groups assess, learn from, and document their racial equity work, with special attention to issues of power and privilege in the work, and in evaluation

Program Evaluation for Problem Gambling Services

Problem Gambing Institute of Ontario, No Date — This site includes a toolkit of evaluation information, reports, and screening tools that can be used to assess and evaluate problem gambling services.

Evaluation Flash Cards: Embedding evaluative thinking in organizational culture

Otto Bremer Foundation, 2013 — A series of one-page tip sheets about a variety of evaluation topics, including: Evaluative Thinking, Evaluation Questions, Logic Models, Theory of Change, Dosage, SMART Goals, Distinguishing Outcomes from Indicators, Performance Targets, Qualitative Evaluation, Types of Evaluation, Fidelity and Adaptation, High-Quality Lessons Learned, Evaluation Quality Standards, Evaluation Reporting, Utilization-Focused Evaluation, and Distinguishing Different Kinds of Evidence.

The 2002 user-friendly handbook for project evaluation

National Science Foundation, 2002 — Basic guide to evaluation for those who want to learn about what evaluation can do and how to do an evaluation. The report is divided into four major sections: evaluation and types of evaluation, the steps in doing an evaluation, an overview of quantitative and qualitative data collection methods, and strategies that address culturally responsive evaluation.

Framework for program evaluation

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1999 — Presents the steps in program evaluation practice and standards for effective evaluation.

Evaluation handbook

W.K. Kellogg Foundation, 1998 — This often-cited resource provides a framework for thinking about evaluation and outlines a blueprint for designing and conducting evaluations, either independently or with the support of an external evaluator/consultant.

Evaluating program outcomes

Child Welfare Information Gateway, No Date — Provides links to information and resources to help at various stages of the evaluation process. Topics include evaluating program outcomes, planning for evaluation, evaluation design, collecting and analyzing data, and using evaluation results.

List of online evaluation resources

American Evaluation Association, No Date — Website that features an extensive number of links to Internet resources in nearly 20 categories including evaluation blogs, discussion lists, data analysis software, and scientifically based evaluation methods.

Online evaluation toolkit

University of Wisconsin-Extension Service, No Date — Website that provides numerous links to fact sheets and guides on all aspects of evaluation developed by the University of Wisconsin-Extension Service plus some outside resources.