Template: Defining evaluation type
The type of evaluation needs to be defined so that it can then be designed appropriately to meet the objectives of the exercise.
The types of evaluations adopted for this framework are:
The evaluation type can be identified by asking the following questions:
While these questions seem straightforward and an evaluator might assume that the answers are known intuitively, the type of evaluation required is often not obvious. Using the template will help define the evaluation type and serve as a record of the agreement reached with the evaluation ‘client’ or evaluation project team.
Defining evaluation type template (0972evaltype.doc; 34 KB)
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Using the template
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