Program Evaluation Overview. Definitions of Program Evaluation. systematic collection of information abut the activities, characteristics, and outcome of programs
The CIPP Model
With the CIPP model, there is a clear distinction between
formative evaluation (conducted for the purpose of improving the program) and
summative evaluation (conducted for the purpose of accountability which requires determining the overall effectiveness or merit of the program).
program being evaluated,
the benefits will outweigh the costs, before it is actually implemented),
program? Should it be continued?)