Category Archives: Evaluation

Everyday Evaluation on the Run: The User-Friendly Introductory Guide to Effective Evaluation

Effective evaluation can provide valuable insights into the way a program, a course or an organisation is being run, and direction for improvement. This widely-used introduction to evaluation is intended for non-specialists in the human services who need to do … Continue reading

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Developmental Evaluation: Applying Complexity Concepts to Enhance Innovation and Use

Developmental evaluation (DE) offers a powerful approach to monitoring and supporting social innovations by working in partnership with program decision makers. In this book, eminent authority Michael Quinn Patton shows how to conduct evaluations within a DE framework. Patton draws … Continue reading

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Building In Research and Evaluation: Human Inquiry for Living Systems

Yoland Wadsworth’s ground-breaking proposition is that the act of inquiry is the way by which every living organism and all collective human life goes about continuously learning, improving and changing. Building in Research and Evaluation explores this new approach, a … Continue reading

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Developmental Evaluation: Applying Complexity Concepts to Enhance Innovation and Use

Developmental evaluation (DE) offers a powerful approach to monitoring and supporting social innovations by working in partnership with program decision makers. In this book, eminent authority Michael Quinn Patton shows how to conduct evaluations within a DE framework. Patton draws … Continue reading

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Point K: Free organizational assessment, logic model, and evaluation tools

Read Point K’s tools and resources build nonprofits’ ability to plan and evaluate their own programs. Our tools and resources are available at no charge; free registration is required. Point K Tools: Organizational Assessment Tool: A self-assessment survey and reporting … Continue reading

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