Program Theorizing/Theory of Change (Identify Indicators) • Long Term: Healthy children ready for school • Intermediate Outcome 1: Parents able to assist children with pre- school skills • Intermediate Outcome 2: Program participants interact appropriately with children • Immediate Outcome 2: Participants enhance understanding of good parenting • Immediate Outcome 1: Develop and recruit program participants
Web Sites/References • (AEA website - Guiding Principles +… • (Ellen Taylor Powell) • (WK Kellogg Foundation - logic models + eval manual) • gi.unc.edu/research/k-12-toolkit (EvAP Evaluation Tool Kit for International Presenter Programs) • (Meta-evalaution of Collaborative Evaluation of First 5 LA Childcare Initiative) • O ’ Sullivan, R. G., & D ’ Agostino, A. (2002). Promoting evaluation through collaboration with community-based programs for young children and their families. Evaluation, 3, 372- 387. • Campos-Rodriguez, L. Collaborative Evalaution. Tamarac, FL: Lumina Press. • O ’ Sullivan, R. G., Jay, M., & Powers Costello, B. (2006). Transcribing Focus Group Interviews: Is There a Viable Alternative for Analysis? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evalaution Association, Portland, OR.
Collaborative Evaluation Techniques: Designing Collaborative Evaluations EVALUATION QUESTIONS 1 2 3 4 5 6 I. 1. To what extent have parenting classes promoted better parenting? X X X X II. 2. How have project strengthened the capacity of rural communities? X X IB. How can the program be improved? Application Grantee Recor ds Evaluation Crosswalk: Foundation Records
Collaborative Data Collection • Explore information gathering alternatives with program staf • Validate instruments by consulting with program experts, including staf • Share summaries of information gathered with data sources and staf
- Fall '19
- The Land, Collaborative Evaluation