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Evaluation Resources

Recorded workshops on program planning and evaluation for community groups and educators.

Survey Questionnaire Guide

Surveys are a commonly used tool in research and can be adapted for program evaluation. This guide provides a quick overview of different types of survey questions, an explanation of how each type of question might be useful, and plenty of examples and templates. You will find a description of each survey question type followed by examples of questions and templated questions that fall into each type. his guide was created by the CEC and is designed for for community groups, nonprofits, and educators. PDF Version | Word Doc

Logic Model Guide for Evaluation

Looking for a step-by-step instructions on how to develop and utilize a logic model? We have created a guide to help you put specific pieces of information in your logic model. You’ll see an example column on each page, along with frequently asked questions about the contents of that column. At the end of this guide, you will find a complete logic model template based on the examples provided. This guide was created by the CEC and is designed for for community groups, nonprofits, and educators.
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Overview of Program Evaluation

You’ve got an idea for a program, but how will you know if you’ve been successful? Hosted by Dr. Kristi Pettibone, from NIEHS, this workshop will review the basics of program evaluation, selecting metrics for success, work through examples of evaluation plans, and introduce the PEPH Evaluation Metrics Manual for you to use in creating future evaluation plans. NIEHS funds the Center for Human Health and the Environment and a variety of programs that address and respond to community-based environmental health needs. 

Recorded 8/12/20

Planning and Measuring your Project’s Success

How do you get your big idea to a clear set of processes and outcomes? Hosted by Dr. Tamara Young of NC State, this workshop will teach you how to systematically think through your project’s planning, implementation and evaluation by teaching you how to construct a logic model. Many grant applications now require logic models, but whether required or not, they are an invaluable way to stay organized and successful. Dr. Young is an Associate Professor in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, with expertise in helping stakeholders create, plan and implement evaluation strategies for their programs.

Recorded 8/17/20