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2002 User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation

National Science Foundation

This handbook discusses quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods, with an emphasis is on quantitative techniques for conducting outcome evaluations and those designed to assess the results o

Working well with evaluation consultants: A guide

Government of the Northwest Territories

This guide is broken down into three sections: planning a project (includes deciding to hire a consultant, and developing the necessary terms of reference); processes for finding and choosing an ev

Hiring and Working With An Evaluator

U.S. Department of Justice

The briefing discusses how a qualified evaluator can assist a program manager in assessing her/his program's performance, what characteristics to look for in hiring a qualified evaluator, and how t

Are You Making Progress? - Increasing Accountability Through Evaluation

Education Development Center, Inc.

This workshop provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to initiate the process of evaluating school prevention efforts.

Evaluation for the Unevaluated: Evaluation 101

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This primer for those interested in learning how evaluation can play a role in a project introduces key terms and concepts, explains forms of evaluation, and provides suggestions on choosing an evaluator, organizing an evaluation team, and planning an evaluation.

Process Evaluation

Bureau of Justice Assistance

This part of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Evaluation Web site provides a definition of process evaluation, articles, and other resources about implementing a process evaluation.

CDC Evaluation Working Group

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

This Web site contains information, resources, and links to evaluation organizations and associations, journals, online publications, manuals, logic models, reports and publications.


Community Tool Box: Choosing Evaluators

University of Kansas

This section of the Community Tool Box describes how to choose evaluators who can carry out the process of program evaluation.

Outcome Measurement Resource Network

United Way of America

This Web site offers information, downloadable documents, and links to resources related to the identification and measurement of program- and community-level outcomes.

The Qualitative Report

Nova Southeastern University

This peer-reviewed, on-line journal is devoted to qualitative and collaborative inquiry and research.