A. Name of selected program, subject matter of program evaluation, period of time the evaluation covered,
B. Importance and relevance of program evaluation
C. What type of evaluation–process, outcome etc.
II. Summary of Program Evaluation
A. What was the context and objectives of the evaluation
B. What was the methodology used?
1. Research Design
Classical Controlled Experiment (unlikely)
Quasi-Experimental ( Baseline/Post Outcomes, Pretest/Post Test, Comparison Groups,
2. Data Collection
Interviews with Managers/Principals of Programs
Mailout/Internet Survey of Clients
Review of Administrative Data, Secondary Data
Qualitative Techniques Used like Focus Groups
3. Statistical Analysis Employed
Discriminant Analysis/Principal Components
Where indices constructed
C. Main Results/Findings
A. Deconstruct and analyze the program evaluation
What is the logic model underneath the program evaluation.
B. Strengths and weaknesses of the program evaluation
C. Were the methods used appropriate and sound? Focus on research design, quantitative techniques used, whether internal-external validity seems to hold, are the results generalizable, if not what factors make them less generalizable. Is the raw data available so the other researchers can reproduce results.
D. Were results and conclusions substantiated and directly linked to and derived from the analysis
A. Summary of Main Points in your Critique/Analytical Section
B. Is it likely or not likely that the program evaluation will or has been useful to practitioners, academics, policymakers
C. What further work
C. What further work/research needs to be done on the particular topic
Length: 10-12 page (Approximately 2500 -2600 words, including references)
Program Evaluation link:
Font: Ariel 11 or Time Roman 11 point.
Please include APA formatted citation of the program evaluation selected.
Include a hyperlink to the program evaluation… ie. Accessed at ….URL of the document.
Please review for proper grammar and spelling prior to submission,