A framework to link evaluation questions to program outcomes

Rama B. Radhakrishna, Rhemilyn Z. Relado

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Abstract

Asking the right evaluation questions is very important to documenting program outcomes. This article provides a roadmap to link evaluation questions to program outcomes. Understanding the program, the purpose of the evaluation, and its utility are critical steps in developing focused evaluation questions. Further, grouping evaluation questions into process and outcome questions will help answer both program implementation efforts (activities and resources) and program effects (KASA change) on participants. Developing a program outcome chart also helps in writing focused evaluation questions. An important strategy in developing evaluation questions is to integrate program evaluation into the program development process.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Extension
Volume47
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education

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