What is evaluation research
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 6

What is Evaluation Research? PowerPoint PPT Presentation

  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

What is Evaluation Research?. Metaphors= photography, lenses, full picture; finance , currency.

Download Presentation

What is Evaluation Research?

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript

What is evaluation research

What is Evaluation Research?

Metaphors= photography, lenses, full picture; finance, currency

What is evaluation research

  • <a href="http://epicgraphic.com/data-cake/"> <imgsrc="http://epicgraphic.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/data-cake-graphic.jpg" alt="data cake" width="550" height="521" /></a><br />Image by <a href="http://epicgraphic.com/">EpicGraphic</a>

What is evaluation research

  • Evaluation is a methodological area that is closely related to, but distinguishable from more traditional social research. Evaluation utilizes many of the same methodologies used in traditional social research, but because evaluation takes place within a political and organizational context, it requires group skills, management ability, political dexterity, sensitivity to multiple stakeholders and other skills that social research in general does not rely on as much. Here we introduce the idea of evaluation and some of the major terms and issues in the field. - Trichim

What is evaluation research

  • Evaluation is the systematic assessment of the worth or merit of some object

  • This definition is hardly perfect. There are many types of evaluations that do not necessarily result in an assessment of worth or merit -- descriptive studies, implementation analyses, and formative evaluations, to name a few. Better perhaps is a definition that emphasizes the information-processing and feedback functions of evaluation. For instance, one might say:

  • Evaluation is the systematic acquisition and assessment of information to provide useful feedback about some object

  • Trochim

Evaluation strategies

Evaluation Strategies

  • See http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/kb/intreval.php

  • Login