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Evaluation Inventory

  • Evaluation Standards and Ethics
  • Logic Model
  • Guidebook

Evaluation Standards and Ethics

Title Description Evaluation Area Institute/Author
The Program Evaluation Standards Outlines standards and ethical concerns that need consideration when designing and implementing a program evaluation Educational Evaluation (Program) The Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation (Western Michigan University)
The Student Evaluation Standards Outlines standards and ethical concerns that need consideration when designing and implementing a stud​​ent evaluation Educational Evaluation (Student) The Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation (Western Michigan University)
The Personnel Evaluation Standards Outlines standards and ethical concerns that need consideration when designing and implementing a personnel evaluation Educational Evaluation (Personnel) The Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation (Western Michigan University)
The Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing Outlines trends in measuring validity particularly when testing individuals with disabilities or of a different language. Also discusses new types of tests and new uses of existing tests. Educational Evaluation (Psychology) American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Finding Transformative Themes Across Multiple System Change Evaluations: A Work In Progress Cluster Evaluation: illustrates several types of analyses that InSites did when evaluating a cluster of community-university partnerships, 16 pages Educational Evaluation Beverly A. Parsons, InSites, Boulder, CO
Attending to Self-Organizing Systems in Cluster/Initiative Evaluation Outlines a framework for looking at social systems, 5 pages Educational Evaluation Beverly A. Parsons, InSites, Boulder, CO​
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Logic Model

​Title Description Evaluation Area Institute/Author
Selected Bibliography: Logic Models in Program Evaluation A 10-page, 1999 bibliography of logic models​​ Varied CDC Evaluation Working Group
Program Model A logic (program) model to help evaluators as they plan, implement and evaluate educational programs Educational Evaluation Program Development and Evaluation, The University of Wisconsin Extension
Logic Model Workbook​ This workbook is a do-it-yourself guide to the concepts and use of the logic model​ Social Sciences Innovation Network
Evaluation Briefs: Logic Model Basics Guidelines and a template for developing logic models Program Evaluation Centers for Disease Control
Logic Model Development Guide A 2004 guidebook on developing program evaluation logic models, 72 pages Program Evaluation (General) Kellogg Foundation
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Guidebook

Title Description Evaluation Area Institute/Author
A Basic Guide to Program Evaluation Provides a guide for planning and implementing a progr​am evaluation of non- or for-profit programs Program Evaluation (General) Carter McNamara
Planning a Program Evaluation Provides a guide for planning and implementing a program evaluation of non- or for-profit programs. It also provides a guide for planning and implementing an educational evaluation, 27 pages Educational Evaluation Ellen Taylor-Powell, Sara Steele, and Mohammad Douglah – Program Development and Evaluation, The University of Wisconsin Extension
Planning a Program Evaluation: Worksheet Outlines steps involved in a program evaluation Program Evaluation (General) Program Development and Evaluation, The University of Wisconsin Extension
The Program Manager's Guide to Evaluation This guide explains what program evaluation is, how to understand evaluation, how to prepare and execute an evaluation and how to use evaluation to improve programs and benefit staff and families. Program Evaluation (General) Department of Health and Human Services
Taking Stock: A Practical Guide to Evaluating Your Own Programs A 1997 guide to program evaluation written for use by Community Based Organizations Program Evaluation (General) Bond, Sally L.; Boyd, Sally E.; Rapp, Kathleen A., Horizon Research, Inc.
Understanding Evaluation: A Way to Better Prevention Programs Guide for school and community organization staff that describes the why and how of program evaluation and outlines the steps in conducting evaluations. While the guide is specific to carrying out evaluations required under the Drug- Free Schools and Communities Act DFSCA), the guide is applicable to any program regardless of DFSCA status. Drug and Alcohol Prevention Evaluation Lana D . Muraskin, Westat, Inc.
User-Friendly Handbook for Mixed Method Evaluations Guide geared to the needs of the NSF Education and Human Resources grantee who may be an experienced researcher but a novice evaluator. Educational Evaluation Joy Frechtling & Laure Sharp Westat for the National Science Foundation
The 2002 User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation Guidebook for managers as a basic evaluation guide for NSF educational programs Educational Evaluation Joy Frechtling, Westat, Inc. for the National Science Foundation
Logic Model Development Guide A 2004 guidebook on developing program evaluat​​ion logic models, 72 pages Program Evaluation (General) Kellogg Foundation
Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health Guidebook outlining the CDC's framework for program evaluation, 58 pages Public Health Program Evaluation Centers for Disease Control
Introduction to Program Evaluation for Public Health Programs: A Self-Study Guide "User-friendly guide for both evaluators and program staff organized around the six steps of the CDC Evaluation Framework. Includes case examples, graphics, and worksheets." Public Health Program Evaluation Centers for Disease Control
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