Program Evaluation

American Evaluation Association (AEA):  www.eval.org

AEA Public eLibrary:  www.eval.org/eLibrary

Better Evaluation:  www.betterevaluation.org

Innovation Network:  www.innonet.org

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook:  https://www.wkkf.org/resource-directory/resource/2010/w-k-kellogg-foundation-evaluation-handbook

CDC Program Performance and Evaluation:  https://www.cdc.gov/eval/index.htm

NIEHS Partnership for Environmental Public Health (PEPH) Evaluation Metrics Manual:  https://www.niehs.nih.gov/research/supported/translational/peph/metrics/index.cfm

 

Evaluation Plans and Logic Models

W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Logic Model Development Guide:  www.wkkf.org/resource-directory/resource/2006/02/wk-kellogg-foundation-logic-model-development-guide

University of Wisconsin-Extension Program Development and Evaluation – Logic Models:  http://fyi.uwex.edu/programdevelopment/logic-models/

National Community Service Website, Planning an Evaluation:  https://www.nationalservice.gov/resources/evaluation/planning-evaluation#How_to_write_evaluation_plan

Institute of Museum and Library Services, General Guides for Program Evaluation and Outcome Monitoring:  https://www.imls.gov/research-evaluation/evaluation-resources

World Bank, Open Knowledge Repository, A Guide to Assessing Needs:  https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/2231

US Office of Personnel Management, Planning and Evaluating:  www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/training-and-development/planning-evaluating/

 

Qualitative Methods

Patton, MQ.  Qualitative Research and Evaluation Methods. (4th edition: Sage, 2015).

Research Design Review:  https://researchdesignreview.com

 

Data Visualization

The Functional Art:  http://www.thefunctionalart.com/

Evergreen Data blog:  http://stephanieevergreen.com/blog/

FlowingData blog:  http://flowingdata.com/

Depict Data Studio blog:  https://depictdatastudio.com/

Information is Beautiful blog:  http://www.informationisbeautiful.net/

Storytelling with Data:  http://www.storytellingwithdata.com/

ExcelCharts:  https://excelcharts.com/

 

Survey Research

Dillman, DA, JD Smith, LM Christian. Internet, Phone, Mail, and Mixed-Mode Surveys:  The Tailored Design Method.  4th Ed., Wiley, 2014.

Research Methods Knowledge Base:  http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/kb/index.php