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1999-2003 Evaluation Handbook - Tips and Tools

Section 1

  • Introduction
  • Four Steps to Evaluation
  • A Hierarchy for Obtaining Evidence for Program Evaluation
  • Tips for Using the Evaluation Hierarchy
  • Summary of Program Outcome Model
  • Evaluation Tool Selection

Section 2

  • Tips on Preparing Evaluation Instruments
  • Case Study
  • Observation
  • Collecting Observational Information
  • Group Assessment
  • Ways to Conduct a Group Assessment
  • Surveys/Questionnaires
  • Survey Methods
  • Survey Rules of Thumb
  • Personal Interviews
  • Telephone Surveys
  • Guidelines for Implementing Telephone Surveys
  • Pre/Post Tests: Testing Information and Knowledge
  • Testing
  • Focus Group Interviews
  • Steps to Conducting Focus Group Interviews
  • Tips for Your Focus Group Interviews
  • Mail Questionnaires
  • End of Meeting Questionnaires
  • Tips for Conducting Questionnaires

Section 3

  • It's Your Money
  • The Chartreuse Moose
  • Semantic Differential Scale
  • Summated Likert-Type Scale
  • CES Staff Development In-service Evaluation
  • 4-H Water Camp Evaluation
  • 4-H C.A.P.I.T.A.L.
  • Empowering Parents of Teen Facilitator's Guide
  • Diet, Nutrition and Health Outcome Indicators

Appendices

  • Appendix A: A Little Evaluation History
  • Appendix B: Pilot Testing Your Evaluation Tool
  • Appendix C: Summarizing Your Data

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