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Evaluation Implementation:

Reporting and Using Results

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.

Webinar 21- ATOD Webinar: Reporting Results

Wilder Research, 2012-06 — June 2012: Presentation on reporting evaluation results accurately and in a compelling and concise way.

Making sense of your data

Wilder Research, 2010 — PowerPoint presentation about organizing, analyzing, and interpreting your data, including an interpretation activity. From Wilder Research program evaluation workshop series held on November 12, 2010 at Wilder Center.

Making sense of your data

Wilder Research, 2010 — Tip sheet about organizing, analyzing, and interpreting your data.

Tips for conducting effective webinars

Wilder Research, 2010 — Things to consider when planning and executing webinars for training, presentations, and meetings.

Reporting research findings guide

Wilder Research, 2009 — Tips for sharing the results of an evaluation through a written report. Addresses considerations such as formatting, how to report the results of different types of survey questions, and what information to include.

Communicating evaluation results : Tips for conducting program evaluation.

Wilder Research, 2008 — Guidelines for selecting the most effective communication strategies to help stakeholders understand results and use the information to improve programming and guide policy enhancements.

Don’t shelve that evaluation!: Tips from Wilder Research program evaluation workshop

Wilder Research, 2008 — Fact sheet that provides tips on making program evaluations as useful as possible. Includes tips on utilizing evaluations to influence policy, fundraising and marketing.

Using results: Tips for conducting program evaluation

Wilder Research, 2008 — Focuses on ways to use different types of evaluation results to improve services.

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.

Introduction to program evaluation for comprehensive tobacco control programs

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2001 — This guide for planning and implementing evaluation activities includes information on planning, engaging stakeholders, evaluation design, and using findings.

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.

Understanding evaluation: The Way to better prevention programs

Westat, Inc., 1993 — Describes the "how and why" of program evaluation and outlines the steps involved, working from the premise that many useful evaluations can be conducted by program staff who may not have formal training in evaluation.

Tip sheet: Presenting the data

Minnesota Department of Health, No Date — Presents ways to state your case clearly through the use of graphs.

Tip sheet: Writing an evaluation report

Minnesota Department of Health, No Date — Reasons to write a report and suggested sections to include.