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Evaluation for Improvement and Impact
Friday, November 4, 2022 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
This session offers an overview of program evaluation and evaluation research, or the systematic investigation of the merit, worth, or significance of an entity/initiative. Topics covered will include: when and why to engage in evaluation; types of evaluations; key aspects of an evaluation, including logic model development, data sources and data collection, analysis and reporting, and guiding resultant programmatic change; and tips for feasibly and effectively implementing evaluation in an entity or initiative. This is for faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, or others who are interested in evaluation and related partnered/applied research; individuals working in initiatives or entities that are looking utilize evaluation to inform decision-making.