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Michael Quinn Patton
The book that has been a resource and training tool for countless applied researchers, evaluators, and graduate students has been completely revised with hundreds of new examples and stories illuminating all aspects of qualitative inquiry. Patton...
An evaluation (whether it is externally done, or based on self-assessment) usually reveals a mixture of strengths and areas for improvement. We help you prioritise so you set yourselves a manageable plan of action. 1. How to cost an...
Jamie A.A. Gamble
The intent of this document is to introduce the concept of developmental evaluation to potential users and to provide some tools to support its use. The work to explore developmental evaluation was part of the SSI Initiative,3 a two year...
The Centre believes that, to have the greatest impact in the child and youth mental health sector in Ontario, we must work together to form new partnerships, share new knowledge and discover new ways to get things done. Developed by the Centre to...
Anne Sharples
This article focuses on negotiation and discusses its relevance for evaluators. Given the impetus for participatory evaluation, evaluators would benefit from improving skills that enable them to make collaborative decisions and work alongside...
The Center for Capacity Building developed a Homeless System Evaluator Tool. This tool is designed to help communities determine how well they are preventing and ending homelessness based on data from their system. Specifically, this tool helps...
What is evaluation? How can it help your organization? And how can you work more effectively with your evaluator? This handbook is designed to demystify evaluation and help you get the most out of evaluation for your organization.  The evaluation...
The EMCDDA's Evaluation Instruments Bank is a document archive of tools created to encourage evaluation using reliable methods, and to help to standardise these tools at European level. The Instruments Bank contains tools for evaluating both...
Increasingly, organizations are being asked by funders and stakeholders to “prove their successes” using formal evaluation methods and data. This information helps ensure that programs are effective and that the donor dollar is being used wisely and...
Success in Trade for Trades is measured a bit differently compared to many other homeless/at-risk youth programs, which are purely focused on measuring a youth’s progress. Instead, outcomes are examined in three major areas: Number of youth...
As discussed in the Evaluation section, Train for Trades has not had a full formal evaluation since the first two years of operation. They intend to evaluate T4T as a social enterprise at the end of the first year. This will have two components: a...