DIGITAL RESOURCES FOR EVALUATORS

Compiled by Catherine Callow-Heusser (cheusser@cc.usu.edu OR ccallowheusser@yahoo.com)

DIGITAL RESOURCES for EVALUATORS--Home

Communities of Evaluators

Education and Training in Evaluation

Governments, Agencies, Foundations, Organizations

Companies and Consultants

Funding and Employment

Evaluation Texts and Documents

Instruments, Data, Surveys, Statistics, and Software

Other Sites with Lists of Web Links

Most Used or Favorite Sites

Evaluation Texts and Documents

Evaluation Standards and Checklists

On-Line How-To Documents

Sites with Multiple On-Line Publications

On-Line Evaluation Tools

Evaluation Reports

Journals and Newsletters

Publishers and Distributors

ERIC Resources

Libraries and Document Repositories

Thanks to the many EVALTALKERs who suggested links to websites.

 

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Evaluation Standards and Checklists

AEA's Guiding Principles for Evaluators

http://www.eval.org/EvaluationDocuments/aeaprin6.html

AEA: American Evaluation Association

http://www.eval.org/

Canadian Evaluation Society: Guidelines for Ethical Conduct

http://www.evaluationcanada.ca/site.cgi?section=5&ssection=4&_lang=an

Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education

http://ericae.net/code.txt

Evaluation Checklists Project, Evaluation Center at WMU

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/checklists/

Expert Review Checklist for Interactive Multimedia

http://mime1.marc.gatech.edu/MM_Tools/ERC.html

Guiding Principles for Program Evaluation in Ontario Health Units

http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/med/epid/principale.htm

Guiding Principles, Italian Evaluation Society

http://www.valutazioneitaliana.it/statuto.htm#Linee)

Educational Evaluation, Joint Committee Standards on Evaluation

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/jc/

Personnel Evaluation Standards, Joint Committee Standards on Evaluation

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/jc/PERSTNDS-SUM.htm

Program Evaluation Standards, Joint Committee Standards on Evaluation

http://www.eval.org/EvaluationDocuments/progeval.html

Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing

http://www.apa.org/science/standards.html

Standards for Evaluation, German Evaluation Society

http://www.degeval.de/standards/standards.htm

Student Evaluation Standards, Joint Committee Standards on Evaluation

http://ec.wmich.edu/jointcomm/ses/

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On-Line How-To Documents

Definitions and Glossaries Cost/ Benefit Analysis
Participants' Rights and Confidentiality Logic Models
General How-To's Action Research
Meta-Evaluation Collaborative, Participatory, and Empowerment Evaluation
Collecting Data Through Surveys, Questionnaires, Interviews, Focus Groups, Case Studies, and Assessment Performance, Outcome, and Results-Based Measurement/Monitoring in Evaluation
Quantitative/Qualitative Research Methods Technology Evaluation
Data Analysis and Statistics Institutionalizing Evaluation
Data Presentation and Reporting Sustainability
   
Definitions and Glossaries  

Defining Assessment: Glossary of Assessment Terms, Lake, Harmes, Guill, and Crist

http://www.essentialschools.org/cs/resources/view/ces_res/124

Dressed Down Research Terms: A Glossary for Non-Researchers, Rittenhouse, Campbell, and Daltro

http://www.cstprogram.org/PCS&T/Research%20Glossary/Dressed_Down_Glossary.pdf

Evaluation Thesaurus, US GAO

http://www.gao.gov/thesaurus/evalua.htm

Glossary of Evaluation Terms: Evaluation Center at Western Michigan

http://ec.wmich.edu/glossary/

Glossary of Teacher Evaluation: Evaluation Center at Western Michigan

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/ess/glossary/

What is Evaluation? Evaluation Center at Western Michigan

http://evaluation.wmich.edu/phd/WhatIsEvaluation.html

   
Participants' Rights and Confidentiality  

Confidentiality and the Appropriate Uses of Data, Ziglin

http://www.mhsip.org/documents/confid.htm

Human Participants Protection: Education for Research Teams, National Institutes of Health

http://cme.nci.nih.gov/

On-Line Resources for People Considering Participation in Research Projects, University of Mich. Medical School IRB

http://www.med.umich.edu/irbmed/volunteers/volunteers.html

   
General Evaluation How-To's  

62 (Good) Reasons for Avoiding Evaluation in the United Nations System

http://www.unesco.org/ios/eng/evaluation/tools/outil_11e.htm

Basic Guide to Program Evaluation, Carter McNamara

http://www.mapnp.org/library/evaluatn/fnl_eval.htm

Beyond Data: Understanding Needs Assessment and Evaluation, North Carolina State University Cooperative Extension

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/fcs/beyonddata/index.htm

Community Based Project Evaluation Guide

http://ag.arizona.edu/fcr/fs/cyfar/evalgde.htm

Contracting for Evaluations by Stufflebeam

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/evalcontract.pdf

Cultural Context of Educational Evaluation: The Role of Minority Evaluation Professionals, NSF

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2001/nsf0143/start.htm

Decision Support 2000+, Mental Health Statistics Improvement Program

http://www.mhsip.org/ds2000/newindex.htm

Decision Support System, CSAP SAMHSA

http://www.preventiondss.org/

Designing Evaluations, US GAO

http://www.gao.gov/special.pubs/pe1014.pdf

Evaluating Comprehensive Community Change

http://www.aecf.org/publications/evaluation/index.htm

Evaluating Health Promotion Programs by Health Communication Unit, Center for Health Promotion, University of Toronto

http://www.thcu.ca/infoandresources/publications/Eval.Master.ConfirmedAug30-02.pdf

Evaluating the Impact of Development Projects on Poverty

http://www.worldbank.org/poverty/library/impact.pdf

Evaluation

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/pubs/ops/ops04.pdf

Evaluation in a Complex Adaptive System, Eoyang and Berkas

http://www.chaos-limited.com/EvalinCAS.pdf

Evaluation Cookbook

http://www.icbl.hw.ac.uk/ltdi/cookbook/contents.html

Evaluation Design Matrix, North Central Regional Educational Laboratory

http://www.ncrel.org/tech/tpd/res/matrix.htm

Evaluation Frequently Asked Questions, Dept. of Education Planning and Evaluation Service

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OUS/PES/eval_faq.html

Evaluation Guidebook, Urban Institute

http://www.urban.org/crime/evalguide.html

Evaluation Handbook, Evaluation Assistance Center, New Mexico Highlands University

http://www.ncela.gwu.edu/miscpubs/eacwest/evalhbk.htm

Evaluation in Health Promotion: Principles and Perspectives (World Health Organization)

http://www.euro.who.int/informationsources/Publications/Catalogue/20010911_43

Evaluation that Goes Beyond the Data, DeBord and Borden, The Forum for Family and Consumer Issues, NC State University

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/fcs/pub/2001sp/debord.html

Evaluation of Parenting Education Programs: A Parenting Evaluation Decision Framework, National Network for Family Resiliency

http://www.nnfr.org/eval/pareval/home.html

Evaluation Primer on Health Risk Communication Programs, ATSDR

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/HEC/evalprmr.html

Evaluation Primer: An Overview of Education Evaluation, U.S. Dept. of Education

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OUS/PES/primer1.html

Evaluation Toolkit, Project STAR

http://www.projectstar.org/star/Library_ls/toolkit_ls.html

Framework for Program Evaluation, CDC Evaluation Working Group

http://www.cdc.gov/eval/framework.htm

Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health

http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/prevention/evaluating_programs/2098.4406.html

Getting Smart, Getting Real: Using Research and Evaluation Information

http://www.aecf.org/publications/getsmart/aecget.htm

Guidelines for Legislative Language for Program Evaluation

http://www.csulb.edu/~ddowell/goldbook.htm

Interactive Program Evaluation, National Network for Family Resiliency

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/fcs/nnfr/

Know Your Audience: A Practical Guide to Media Research

http://www.audiencedialogue.org/kya.html

Knowledge Utilization and Public Policy Processes: A Literature Review, Stephanie Neilson, IRDC

http://www.idrc.ca/evaluation/litreview_e.html

MEASURE Evaluation: Bibliography of References

http://www.cpc.unc.edu/projects/measure/merlin/general.html

Online Evaluation Workbook

http://www.tfn.net/~polland/products.html

Planning a Program Evaluation, University of Wisconsin Extension

http://cf.uwex.edu/ces/pubs/pdf/G3658_1.PDF

Post-then-Pre Evaluation, Rockwell and Kohn

http://www.joe.org/joe/1989summer/a5.html

Precede/Proceed Model for Development & Evaluation of Health Education Programs

http://www.med.usf.edu/~kmbrown/PRECEDE_PROCEED_Overview.htm

Program Development Handbook, University of Florida-Extension

http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/MENU_PD:PD

Program Evaluation: Background and Methods, Fermilab Education Office

http://www-ed.fnal.gov/trc/program_docs/eval.html

Program Evaluation Primer, Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania

http://www.hcwp.org/primer.htm

Program Manager's Guide to Evaluation

http://www2.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/hsb/CORE/dox/progman.html

Project Star Evaluation Toolkit

http://www.projectstar.org/star/Library/toolkit.html

Taking Stock: A Practical Guide to Evaluating Your Own Programs, Horizon Research

http://www.horizon-research.com/publications/stock.pdf

Understanding Evaluation: The Way to Better Prevention Programs

http://www.ed.gov/PDFDocs/handbook.pdf

User-Friendly Handbook for Mixed Method Evaluations, National Science Foundation, 1997

http://www.ehr.nsf.gov/EHR/REC/pubs/NSF97-153/start.htm

User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation 1997, National Science Foundation

http://www.ehr.nsf.gov/EHR/RED/EVAL/handbook/handbook.htm

User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation 2002, National Science Foundation

http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2002/nsf02057/nsf02057.pdf

User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation: Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology Education

http://www.ehr.nsf.gov/EHR/RED/EVAL/handbook/handbook.htm

What Works? Integrating Multiple Data Sources and Policy Research Methods in Assessing Need and Evaluating Outcomes in Community-Based Child and Family Service Systems, Melamid

http://www.rand.org/publications/RGSD/RGSD161/

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook

http://www.wkkf.org/pubs/Pub770.pdf

   
Meta-Evaluation  

Meta-Evaluation, Daniel Stufflebeam

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/pubs/ops/ops03.pdf

Meta-Evaluation Bibliography, Patricia Rogers, Resource Papers in Action Research

http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/gcm/ar/arp/meta-eval-bib.html

   
Collecting Data Through Surveys, Questionnaires, Interviews, Focus Groups, Case Studies, and Assessment  

AEA's List for Surveys

http://www.eval.org/EvaluationLinks/surveylinks.htm

Adapting Evaluation Measures for Hard to Reach Audiences, CYFERNet

http://ag.arizona.edu/fcr/fs/evaluation/adapeval.htm

Alternative Methods for Collecting Evaluation Data

http://ag.arizona.edu/fcr/fs/cyfar/evaldata.htm

American Statistical Association: Brochures about Survey Research

http://www.amstat.org/sections/srms/whatsurvey.html

Association for Survey Computing

http://www.asc.org.uk/

Basics of Developing Questionnaires, Carter McNamara

http://www.mapnp.org/library/evaluatn/questnrs.htm

Brief Guide to Questionnaire Development, Robert Frary

http://www.testscoring.vt.edu/fraryquest.html

Case Study Evaluations, US GAO

http://www.gao.gov/special.pubs/pe1019.pdf

Collecting Evaluation Data: End of Session Questionnaires, University of Wisconsin-Extension

http://www1.uwex.edu/ces/pubs/pdf/G3658_11.PDF

Community Level Indicators for Understanding Health and Human Services Issues, US DHHS

http://aspe.hhs.gov/progsys/Community/

Conducting Focus Groups by Health Communication Unit, Center for Health Promotion, University of Toronto

http://www.thcu.ca/infoandresources/publications/pdffg600.pdf

Conducting Research Surveys via Email and the Web

http://www.rand.org/publications/MR/MR1480/

Consequences of Assessment: EPAA Vol. 6 No. 13 Mehrens

http://olam.ed.asu.edu/epaa/v6n13.html

Convergent Interviewing: A Technique for Qualitative Data Collection

http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/gcm/ar/arp/iview.html

Data Collection Methods, InnoNet

http://www.innonet.org/resources/data_coll_methods.cfm

Data Collection Methods for Impact Evaluation, World Bank Group

http://www.worldbank.org/poverty/impact/methods/datacoll.htm

Email Survey Response Rates: A Review, Sheehan

http://www.ascusc.org/jcmc/vol6/issue2/sheehan.html

Essentials of Survey Research and Analysis: A Workbook for Community Researchers, Ronald J. Polland

http://www.tfn.net/%7Epolland/qbook.html

FAQ on Psychological Tests (American Psychological Association)

http://www.apa.org/science/test.html

Measuring and Reporting Sources of Error in Surveys

http://www.fcsm.gov/01papers/SPWP31_final.pdf

Oral History Techniques and Procedures, Stephen Everett, Center of Military History, US Army

http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/books/oral.htm

Questionnaire Design: Asking Questions with a Purpose, Ellen Taylor-Powell, University of Wisconsin-Extension

http://cf.uwex.edu/ces/pubs/pdf/G3658_2.PDF

Respondent Incentives in Surveys

http://www.science.gmu.edu/~wss/methods/index.html

Survey Design, The Survey System

http://www.surveysystem.com/sdesign.htm

Survey Non-Response International Conference 1999

http://www.jpsm.umd.edu/icsn/papers/Index.htm

Survey Research Center's Links

http://members.bellatlantic.net/~abelson/

Using Stuctured Interview Technicques, US GAO

http://www.gao.gov/special.pubs/pe1015.pdf

Web Survey Methodolgy: Related Publications

http://websm.org/reltopics.html

   
Quantitative/Qualitative Research Methods  

AEA's List for Qualitative Analysis

http://www.eval.org/EvaluationLinks/QDA.htm

60 Methodological Potholes, Ohio State University, School of Music

http://dactyl.som.ohio-state.edu/Music829C/methodological.potholes.html

Introduction to Qualitative Research

http://www.uea.ac.uk/care/elu/Issues/Research/Res1Cont.html

Quantitative and Qualitative Research Guides

http://writing.colostate.edu/references/research.cfm

Phenomonology Crossroads

http://www.ped.gu.se/biorn/phgraph/home.html

Publishing Educational Research: Guidelines and Tips, Uchiyama and Kozik-Rosabal, AERA.NET

http://www.aera.net/epubs/

Qualitative Methods Workbook, C. George Boeree

http://www.ship.edu/~cgboeree/qualmeth.html

Quantitative Data Analysis: An Introduction, US GAO

http://www.gao.gov/special.pubs/pe10111.pdf

Research Ethics and Methods, AmoebaWeb

http://www.sccu.edu/psychology/webresearch.html

Research Methods Guides, Susan Carol Losh

http://edf5481-01.fa01.fsu.edu/Overview.html

Research Methods Knowledge Base, William Trochim

http://trochim.human.cornell.edu/kb/index.htm

Research Process, Marion Joppe

http://www.ryerson.ca/~mjoppe/rp.htm

What is Scientifically-Based Research? Seminar, US Department of Education

http://www.ed.gov/nclb/research/

WWW Research Methods Tutorial

http://sociology.camden.rutgers.edu/main.htm

   
Data Analysis and Statistics  

Data Cleaning and Replacement of Missing Values, McDermeit, Funk, and Dennis

http://www.chestnut.org/LI/downloads/training_memos/missing_data_1.pdf

Distributions Used in Statistical Work, Dennis Roberts

http://roberts.ed.psu.edu/users/droberts/papers/statdist2.PDF

Educational Standards and the Problem of Error: EPAA Vol. 6 No. 10 Wilson

http://olam.ed.asu.edu/epaa/v6n10/

Electronic Statistics Textbooks, StatSoft

http://www.statsoft.com/textbook/stathome.html

Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology: Methodology Reports

http://www.fcsm.gov/reports/

Handbook on Differential Item Functioning, Zumbo

http://www.educ.ubc.ca/faculty/zumbo/DIF/

HyperStat Statistics Textbook and Online Tutorial

http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/

Journal of Statistical Software

http://www.jstatsoft.org/

Multiple Imputation Tutorial

http://www.science.gmu.edu/~wss/methods/index.html#Imputation

On-line Statistical Software & Texts

http://members.aol.com/johnp71/javastat.html

Rand Statistics Group

http://www.rand.org/methodology/stat/

Raynald's SPSS Tools

http://pages.infinit.net/rlevesqu/

Research Methods and Statistics Links

http://www.socialpsychology.org/methods.htm

Resources to Help You Learn and Use SAS

http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/sas/default.htm

Resources to Help You Learn and Use SPSS

http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/spss/

RM Web: Statistics and Software Links

http://www.aom.pace.edu/rmd/metlink.html

Statistical Computing Resources

http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/

Statistical Methods in Psychology Journals: Guidelines and Explanations

http://www.apa.org/journals/amp/amp548594.html

Statistics Software Reviews

http://www.stats.gla.ac.uk/cti/activities/reviews/alphabet.html

Units of Analysis, Gerrard Dallal

http://www.tufts.edu/~gdallal/units.htm

   
Data Presentation and Reporting  

Data Presentation: A Guide to Good Graphics

http://www.science.gmu.edu/~wss/methods/zawitzg.html

Data Presentation: A Guide to Good Tables

http://www.science.gmu.edu/~wss/methods/zawitzt.html

Evaluation Synthesis, US GAO

http://www.gao.gov/special.pubs/pe1012.pdf

Graphical Presentation of Data

http://www.deakin.edu.au/~agoodman/sci101/chap12.html

Program Evaluation: Strategies for Assessing How Information Dissemination Contributes to Agency Goals, US GAO

http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d02923.pdf

Resources for Presenting Data Graphically, Emil Posavac

http://www.homepages.luc.edu/~eposava/graphics.html

Statistical Good Practice Guidelines: Informative Presentation of Tables, Graphs, and Statistics

http://www.rdg.ac.uk/ssc/dfid/booklets/toptgs.html

   
Cost Benefit Analysis  

Analysis of Costs and Benefits: Guidance for Evaluators, Crime Prevention Program

http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/rds/pdfs/cdp1costeff.pdf

Cost Benefit Analysis

http://www.ncedr.org/tools/othertools/costbenefit/lead.htm

Cost Benefit Analysis and Regulartory Reform: An Assessment of the Science and the Art, Kopp, Krupnick, and Toman

http://www.rff.org/disc_papers/PDF_files/9719.pdf

   
Logic Models  
See also General Evaluation How-To's  

Electronic Roadmap for Evaluation: Program Logic Models, Bureau of Justice Assistance

http://www.bja.evaluationwebsite.org/html/roadmap/basic/program_logic_models/index.html

Everything You Wanted to Know about Logic Models but Were Afraid to Ask, Schmitz and Parsons

http://www.insites.org/documents/logmod.htm

Learning from Logic Models in Out of School Time, Harvard Family Research Project

http://www.gse.harvard.edu/hfrp/projects/afterschool/resources/learning_logic_models.html

Logic Model: A Program Performance Framework, University of Wisconsin-Extension

http://www.uwex.edu/ces/pdande/evaluation/pdf/LogicETP.pdf

Program Logic Model, University of Ottawa, Medicine

http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/med/epid/excerpt.htm

   
Action Research, Cooperative Inquiry  

Action Research: Comparison with the concepts of ‘The Reflective Practitioner’ and ‘Quality Assurance’. Hatten, Knapp, and Salonga

http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/gcm/ar/arr/arow/rdr.html

Handbook of Action Research: Participative Inquiry and Practice, Reason and Bradbury

http://www.bath.ac.uk/~mnspwr/Papers/HandbookIntroduction.htm

Layperson's Guide to Cooperative Inquiry, Reason and Heron

http://www.bath.ac.uk/carpp/layguide.htm

Locating the Energy for Change: An Introduction to Appreciative Inquiry

http://www.iisd.org/pdf/appreciativeinquiry.pdf

Learning and Change Through Action Research, Reason

http://www.bath.ac.uk/~mnspwr/Papers/LearningChangeThroughActionResearch.htm

Practice of Cooperative Inquiry in Systematic Practice and Action Research

http://www.bath.ac.uk/carpp/SPAR/Contents.htm

   
Collaborative, Participatory, and Empowerment Evaluation  

Current Evaluation Practice in the Nonprofit Sector: Participatory Evaluation Practice is Becoming More Common

http://www.nonprofitresearch.org/publications1526/publications_show.htm?doc_id=26493

Empowerment Evaluation: Using Evaluation to Guide Policy and Practice, CYFERNet

http://ag.arizona.edu/fcs/cyfernet/cyfar/nowg_bul_pf_6.pdf

Introduction to Social Network Analysis

http://www.orgnet.com/sna.html

Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation for Community-Driven Projects. Françoise Coupa

http://www.mosaic-net-intl.ca/ontrack.html

Participatory Project Design: Its Implications for Evaluation. A Case Study from El Salvador. Françoise Coupal

http://www.mosaic-net-intl.ca/elsalvador.html

Who are the Question Makers? A Participatory Evaluation Handbook, UNDP

http://www.undp.org/eo/documents/who.htm

   
Performance, Outcome, and Results-Based Measurement/Monitoring in Evaluation  

Enhancing Organizational Performance: A Toolbox for Self-assessment, Lusthaus, Adrien, Anderson, and Carden at IDRC

http://www.idrc.ca/evaluation/organiz.html

Guide for Monitoring and Evaluation, UNICEF

http://www.unicef.org/reseval/mander.html

Guide for Project Monitoring and Evaluation, International Fund for Agricultural Development

http://www.ifad.org/evaluation/guide/index.htm

Handbook on Monitoring and Evaluating for Results

http://stone.undp.org/undpweb/eo/evalnet/docstore3/yellowbook/documents/full_draft.pdf

Implementing Performance-Based Government, Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee

http://jlarc.leg.wa.gov/PDF_Files_Misc/guide.pdf

Managing for Results: Monitoring and Evaluation in UNDP

http://www.undp.org/eo/documents/FrameWORKfinal.pdf

Measuring the Difference: Guide to Planning and Evaluating Health Information Outreach

http://nnlm.gov/evaluation/guide/

Measuring Outcomes: How State-of-the-Art Evaluation Practices Can Help Nonprofits

http://www.nonprofitresearch.org/publications1526/publications_show.htm?doc_id=68332

Outcome Mapping, International Development Research Centre

http://www.idrc.ca/evaluation/outcome.html

Outcome Measurement in Nonprofit Organizations: Current Practices and Recommendations, Morley, Vinson, and Hatry

http://www.independentsector.org/programs/research/outcomes.pdf

Performance Measurement: Problems and Solutions, David Eddy

http://www.mhsip.org/documents/perfmeas.htm

Planning & Conducting Performance-based Evaluations, Wholey & McLaughlin

http://www.ed.uiuc.edu/sped/tri/evalwkshp.htm

Planning and Monitoring Evaluation of Programme Performance, International Development Research Centre

http://www.idrc.ca/evaluation/documents/rebk1512.pdf

Practical Guide on Monitoring and Evaluation of Rural Development Projects

http://www.ifad.org/evaluation/oe/process/guide/index.htm

Results Based Accountability, Diane Schilder, Harvard Family Research Project

http://www.gse.harvard.edu/hfrp/pubs/onlinepubs/overviewrba.html

Results Based Management: Concepts and Methodology

http://www.undp.org/eo/documents/RBMConceptsMethodgyjuly2002.pdf

Results Oriented Monitoring and Evaluation, Office of Evaluation and Strategic Planning, United Nations Development Programme

http://www.undp.org/eo/documents/mae-toc.htm

Returning Results: Planning and Evaluation at the Pew Charitable Trusts

http://www.pewtrusts.com/return_results.cfm?content_item_id=49&page=rr1

Toolkit for Integrating Process and Outcome Evaluations

http://www.hsri.org/cgi/hsri.cgi?Action=Document&Title=
The_Toolkit_for_Intergrating_Process_and_Outcome_Evaluations:
_Developing_Project-Level_Databases_for_Multi-Site_Evaluations
_and_Multi-Level_Analyses.&Category=cgi

What Outcomes Assessment Misses, Steve Ehrmann

http://www.tltgroup.org/programs/outcomes.html

What Will Be, Will Be: The Challenge of Applying Results Based Thinking to Policy, Mark Schacter

http://www.iog.ca/publications/resultsandpolicy.pdf

   
Technology Evaluation  

An Educator's Guide to Evaluating Technology in the Schools

http://www.ed.gov/pubs/EdTechGuide/

Educator's Guide to Evaluating the Use of Technology in Schools and Classrooms

http://www.ed.gov/pubs/EdTechGuide/

Handbook for Learning Centered Evaluation of Computer-Facilitated Learning Projects in Higher Ed

http://wwwtlc1.murdoch.edu.au/projects/cutsd99/handbook/handbook.htm

Information Technology Investment Evaluation Guide, US GAO

http://www.gao.gov/policy/itguide/

   
Institutionalizing Evaluation  

Advocacy and Professional Development in Evaluation: Canadian Evaluation Society

http://consultation.evaluationcanada.ca/englishhome.htm

Creating a Culture of Inquiry: Changing Methods--and Minds--on the Use of Evaluation in Nonprofit Organizations

http://www.irvine.org/pdfs/Creating_a_Culture.pdf

Strategies for Institutionalizing Evalutation, Daniel Stufflebeam

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/pubs/ops/ops18.pdf

   
Sustainability  

Education for Sustainable Development Toolkit, Rosalyn McKeown

http://www.esdtoolkit.org/

End Games: The Challenge of Sustainability, Annie E. Casey Foundation

http://www.aecf.org/publications/data/endgames.pdf

Measuring Community Success and Sustainability , Iowa State University

http://www.ag.iastate.edu/centers/rdev/Community_Success/about.html

Reflections on Sustainability. The California Wellness Foundation

http://www.tcwf.org/reflections/2002/feb/

   

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Sites with Multiple On-Line Publications

See Foundations

See Non-Profit Organizations

See International Organizations

See U.S. Government Agencies

See University-Affiliated Centers

   

AEA's List of On-line Texts

http://www.eval.org/EvaluationLinks/onlinehbtxt.htm

ActionResearch.NET

http://www.ActionResearch.NET

Action Research Resources

http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/gcm/ar/arhome.html

American Institutes for Research

http://www.air-dc.org/

Appreciative Inquiry Commons

http://appreciativeinquiry.cwru.edu/

ARIAssociates: Action Evaluation and Case Study Papers

http://www.ARIAssociates.haverford.edu/

Aspen Institute Rountable on Comprehensive Community Initiatives

http://www.aspenroundtable.org/

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) Evaluation Website

http://www.bja.evaluationwebsite.org/

Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation

http://www.evaluationcanada.ca/site.cgi?section=4&ssection=21&_lang=an

CDC Evaluation Group: Logic Model Resources

http://www.cdc.gov/eval/resources.htm#logic model

CDC Evaluation Group: Evaluation Resources

http://www.cdc.gov/eval/resources.htm

Center for Substance Abuse:Decision Support System

http://www.preventiondss.org

Children, Youth, and Families Education and Research Network: Evaluation

http://twosocks.ces.ncsu.edu/cyfdb/browse_2.php?search=Evaluation

Community Toolbox: Community Building Tools

http://ctb.lsi.ukans.edu/

Department of Education: Education Program Evaluation

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OUS/eval/

Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University: Evaluation Checklists Project

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/checklists/

Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University: Occasional Paper Series

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/pubs/ops/

Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University: Publications

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/pubs/ecpub.htm

Evaluation Center at HSRI: Toolkit and Materials Publications Program

http://www.tecathsri.org/toolkits.asp

Evaluation Exchange, Harvard Family Research Center

http://gseweb.harvard.edu/~hfrp/eval/

Evaluation for Learning: Greater Kalamazoo Evaluation Project Newsletters

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/eval_nsltr/evalnsltr.htm

Evaluation Resources, Bob Williams

http://users.actrix.co.nz/bobwill/

Evaluation Toolkit Series, Human Resources Development, Canada

http://www11.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/pls/edd/toolkit.list

Finance Project: Result-Based Resources

http://www.financeproject.org/results.html

Fiscal Policy Studies Institute: Results and Performance Accountability

http://www.resultsaccountability.com/

Free Management Library: Evaluation Activities in Organizations

http://www.mapnp.org/library/evaluatn/evaluatn.htm

Free Management Library: Evaluations and Research Methods

http://www.mapnp.org/library/

General Accounting Office (US GAO): Policies

http://www.gao.gov/policy/guidance.htm

General Social Survey: Methodological Reports

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu:81/GSS/

Grantmakers Evaluation Network Recent Publications on Evaluation

http://hogg1.lac.utexas.edu/Gen/

Harvard Family Research Project Publications

http://www.gse.harvard.edu/hfrp/pubs.html

Health Communication Unit, Center for Health Promotion, University of Toronto

http://www.thcu.ca/infoandresources/evaluation_resources.htm

HIV InSite: Evaluating HIV Prevention Programs

http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/prevention/evaluating_programs/

Horizon Research: Publications

http://www.horizon-research.com/public.htm

How to Deliver Negative Evaluation Results Constructively, Susan Lilley

http://www.chebucto.ns.ca/~LilleyS/tips.html

Human Services Research Institute (HSRI)

http://www.hsri.org/index.html

InnoNet: Evaluation Resources

http://www.innonet.org/resources/eval_resources.cfm

International Development Research Centre: Publications

http://www.idrc.ca/evaluation/publication.html

International Institute for Sustainable Development: Publications

http://www.iisd.org/publications/

Jane Davidson's Publications

http://homepages.wmich.edu/~jdavidso/

M and D Research and Evaluation: Technical Assistance

http://www.the2professors.com/technical_assistance.htm

Manpower Domonstration Research Corp.

http://www.mdrc.org/

MEASURE Evaluation: Manuals and Handbooks

http://www.cpc.unc.edu/measure/publications/manuals/manuals.html

National Center for Education Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/

National Council for Open and Distance Education (NCODE)

http://cedir.uow.edu.au/NCODE/

National Evaluation Data Services (NEDS): Integrated Evaluation Methods

http://neds.calib.com/products/download.cfm?TypeID=19

New York State Teacher Resource Centers: Program Evaluation

http://www.programevaluation.org

Ohio Mental Health Consumer Outcomes Initiative

http://rhosp029.odn.state.oh.us/initiatives/outcomes/outcomes.html

OERL: Online Evaluation Resource Library, SRI

http://oerl.sri.com/

Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation, ELDIS

http://nt1.ids.ac.uk/eldis/hot/pme.htm

Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Resources, IUCN World Conservation Union

http://www.iucn.org/

Program Evaluation, Penn State Cooperative Extension

http://www.extension.psu.edu/evaluation/

ProgramEvaluation.ORG: New York State Teacher Resource and Computer Training Centers

http://www.programevaluation.org/index.html

Qualitative Research Web Sites

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/web.html

Qualpage: Resources for Qualitative Research

http://www.ualberta.ca/~jrnorris/qual.html

Rand's Publication Database

http://www.rand.org/Abstracts/

Region III Comprehensive Center, George Washington Univ.

http://ceee.gwu.edu/

Research Methods and Statistics Links

http://www.socialpsychology.org/methods.htm

Research Methods Resources on the Web, Mary Sue Stephenson

http://www.slais.ubc.ca/resources/research_methods/default.htm

Resources for Methods in Evaluation and Social Research

http://gsociology.icaap.org/methods/

Sociometrics' Evaluation WWW Links

http://www.socio.com/links/eval_l.htm

Statistics on the Web: Links to Online Resources

http://my.execpc.com/~helberg/statframes.html

Survey Research Center's Links

http://members.bellatlantic.net/~abelson/

Sustainable Measures

http://www.sustainablemeasures.com/

Teaching, Learning, and Technology (TLT) Group: Flashlight Toolkits and Study Packages

http://www.tltgroup.org/programs/ftools.html

Teaching, Learning, and Technology (TLT) Group: Resources

http://www.tltgroup.org/resources

The Measurement Group Evaluation & Dissemination Center

http://www.themeasurementgroup.com/edc.htm

UNICEF Research and Evaluation

http://www.unicef.org/reseval/index.html

United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Publications

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/ulis/

United Nations Development Programme: Publications

http://www.undp.org/eo/publication/index.htm

United Nations Environment Programs: Economics and Trade Programme: Publications Archive

http://www.unep.ch/etu/etp/acts/pubarcv/index.htm

United Way of America: Outcome Measurement Resource Network

http://national.unitedway.org/outcomes/library/

University of Wisconsin-Extension: Program Development and Evaluation

http://www.uwex.edu/ces/pdande/evaluation/index.html

U.S. GAO, Special Publications: Evaluation and Research Methodology

http://www.gao.gov/special.pubs/erm.html

Web Survey Methodolgy: Related Publications

http://websm.org/reltopics.html

Westinghouse Knowledge Transfer Center

http://www.t2ed.com

World Wide Web Virtual Library: Evaluation

http://www.policy-evaluation.org/

Yahoo! World Wide Web Evaluation

http://dir.yahoo.com/Computers_and_Internet/Internet/World_Wide_Web/Evaluation/

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On-Line Evaluation Tools

CSAP's Decision Support System, SAMHSA

http://www.preventiondss.org/

Decision Support System, Center for Substance Abuse

http://www.preventiondss.org

Evaluation Checklists Project, Evaluation Center at WMU

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/checklists/

Evaluation Toolkit, Project STAR

http://www.projectstar.org/star/Library_ls/toolkit_ls.html

Expert Review Checklist for Interactive Multimedia

http://mime1.marc.gatech.edu/MM_Tools/ERC.html

Flashlight Program for the Study and Improvement of Educational Uses of Technology

http://www.tltgroup.org/programs/flashlight.html

Four-Fold Youth Development Model: A model for the design and evaluation of youth development curriculum and programs

http://www.four-h.purdue.edu/fourfold/

InnoNet Workstation: Online Evaluation and Planning Tools

http://www.innonet.org/workstation/about.cfm

Interactive Program Evaluation, National Network for Family Resiliency

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/fcs/nnfr/

Monitoring and Evaluation: Online Handbook

http://stone.undp.org/undpweb/eo/evalnet/docstore3/yellowbook/

Multimedia Development Tools: Analysis, Design, Production, & Evaluation

http://mime1.marc.gatech.edu/MM_Tools/

National Council for Open and Distance Learning
Program Evaluation Tool Kit

http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/med/epid/toolkit.htm

Online Evaluation Workbook

http://www.tfn.net/~polland/products.html

Program Development and Evaluation Training Module, CYFERNet

http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/depts/fcs/cemp19/index.shtml

A Program Evaluation Toolkit for Public Health Management, University of Ottawa, Medicine

http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/med/epid/toolkit.htm

The TLT Group: Flashlight Toolkit/Workbooks

http://www.tltgroup.org/resources/products.html

Voluntary Sector Public Policy Toolbox

http://www.ginsler.com/html/toolbox.htp

   

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Evaluation Reports

ACF Child Outcomes Research and Evaluation, OPRE

http://www.acf.dhhs.gov/programs/core/

Annie E. Casey Foundation Publications

http://www.aecf.org/

Census Bureau Survey of Income and Program Participation

http://www.bls.census.gov/sipp/

CRESST (National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, & Student Testing)

http://cresst96.cse.ucla.edu/

David and Lucile Packard Foundation: The Future of Our Children

http://www.futureofchildren.org/

Department of Education Planning and Evaluation Service Evaluation Publications and Reports

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OUS/PES/evalpub_resources.html

Department of Education: Education Program Evaluation

http://www.ed.gov/offices/OUS/eval/

Education Commission of the States

http://www.ecs.org/ecs/ecsweb.nsf/

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

http://www.ets.org/

Experience of Care and Health Outcomes Survey

http://www.hcp.med.harvard.edu/echo/

General Social Survey Data and Information Retrieval System

http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/gss/

General Social Survey Resources, Queens College

http://www.soc.qc.edu/QC_Software/GSS.html

Harvard Family Research Project

http://gseweb.harvard.edu/~hfrp/index.html

Harvard Family Research Project's Out of School Time Database

http://www.gse.harvard.edu/hfrp/projects/afterschool/evaldatabase.html

Human Services Research Institute (HSRI)

http://www.hsri.org/index.html

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

http://www.jrf.org.uk

Mathematica Policy Research

http://www.mathematica-mpr.com/

National Center on Educational Outcomes, University of Minnesota

http://www.coled.umn.edu/nceo/

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

http://nces.ed.gov/

National Opinion Research Center (NORC), University of Chicago

http://www.norc.uchicago.edu/

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Watch: Promoting Government Accountability

http://www.ombwatch.org

Online Evaluation Resource Library (OERL), SRI

http://oerl.sri.com/

Pew Charitable Trusts

http://www.pewtrusts.com/

RAND

http://www.rand.org/

Research Forum on Children, Families, and the New Federalism

http://www.researchforum.org/

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

http://www.rwjf.org/

Search Institute

http://www.search-institute.org/

Sociometrics Evaluation Resources

http://www.socio.com/eval.htm

Urban Institute

http://www.urban.org/

W.K.Kellogg Foundation

http://www.WKKF.org/

Worldbank's Economic Development Institute Evaluation Unit

http://www.worldbank.org/wbi/evaluation

   

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Journals and Newsletters

Electronic Journal Miner: Search for E-Journals

http://ejournal.coalliance.org/

Journals with Free Archives on the Web

http://www.infotoday.com/fso/protected/freetitles.htm

AEA's American Journal of Evaluation

http://www.eval.org/american_journal_of_evaluation.htm

AEA's New Directions for Evaluation

http://www.eval.org/Publications/NDE.htm

Academic Exchange Quarterly

http://rapidintellect.com/AEQweb/

Action Research International

http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/gcm/ar/ari/arihome.html

American Statistical Assocation: List of Journals

http://www.amstat.org/publications/asajournals.html

Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation

http://www.ucalgary.ca/UofC/departments/UP/UCP/CJPE.html

Connections, Internation Network of Social Network Analysis

http://www.sfu.ca/~insna/indexConnect.html

Education Policy Analysis Archives

http://epaa.asu.edu/

Education Review: A Journal of Book Reviews

http://tikkun.ed.asu.edu/edrev/

Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis

http://www.aera.net/pubs/eepa/

Evaluation and the Health Professions

http://www.sagepub.co.uk/frame.html?http://www.sagepub.co.uk/journals/details/j0024.html

Evaluation and Program Planning

http://www.elsevier.com/inca/publications/store/5/9/3/

Evaluation Exchange at the Harvard Family Research Project

http://gseweb.harvard.edu/~hfrp/eval.html

Evaluation for Learning, Evaluation Center at Western Mich. Univ.

http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/eval_nsltr/evalnsltr.htm

Evaluation: International Journal for Theory, Research, and Practice

http://www.sagepub.co.uk/frame.html?http://www.sagepub.co.uk/journals/details/j0137.html

Evaluation Review: Journal of Applied Social Research

http://www.sagepub.co.uk/frame.html?http://www.sagepub.co.uk/journals/details/j0092.html

F-LIGHT: Evaluation of the Educational Uses of Technology Newsletter

http://www.tltgroup.org/resources/flight.html

Foundation Center RFP Bulletin

http://fdncenter.org/pnd/rfp/

Institute for Objective Measurement Newsletter

http://www.rasch.org/publish.htm

Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation

http://jasss.soc.surrey.ac.uk/JASSS.html

Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice

http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/journal.asp?ref=1356-1294

Journal of Extension

http://www.joe.org/

Journal of Statistical Software

http://www.jstatsoft.org/

Monitoring and Evaluation (MandE) News

http://www.mande.co.uk/news.htm

Performance Resources: Measuring Up

http://performanceresources.97.ca/list/discussion.cgi

Practical Assessment, Research, and Evaluation: A Peer-Reviewed Electronic Journal

http://ericae.net/pare/

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

http://www.pnas.org/

Qualitative Report: Online Journal Dedicated to Qualitative Research

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/

Qualitative Report: Qualitative Research Web Sites

http://www.nova.edu/ssss/QR/web.html

Resources for Methods in Evaluation and Social Research

http://gsociology.icaap.org/methods/

Studies in Educational Evaluation

http://www.elsevier.com/inca/publications/store/4/9/7/

Survey Research Center's Links

http://members.bellatlantic.net/~abelson/

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Publishers and Distributors

American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)

http://www.astd.org/

Cambridge University Press

http://www.cup.org/

Corwin Press, A Sage Publications Company

http://www.corwinpress.com/

Council on Quality and Leadership on Supports for People with Disabilities

http://www.thecouncil.org

ERIC/AE Bookstore

http://ericae.net/bstore/

Harvard University Press

Jossey-Bass, Inc.

http://www.josseybass.com/

Kluwer Academic Publishers On-line

http://www.wkap.nl/kaphtml.htm

Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

http://www.erlbaum.com/

National Academy Press

http://books.nap.edu/

Prentice-Hall

http://www.prenhall.com/

Random Online

http://www.randomhouse.com/

Sage Publications

http://www.sagepub.com/

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ERIC Resources

AskERIC

http://ericir.syr.edu/

Center for Equity and Excellence in Education Test Database

http://ericae.net/eac/

Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education

http://ericae.net/code.txt

ERIC Assessment and Evaluation Resources

http://ericae.net/nintbod.htm

ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation

http://ericae.net/

ERIC Digests

http://www.ed.gov/databases/ERIC_Digests/index/

ERIC Document Reproduction Service

http://www.edrs.com

ERIC Educational Resources Info Center

http://www.ed.gov/prog_info/ERIC/

ERIC Full-Text Internet Library

http://ericae.net/ftlib.htm

ERIC/AE Bookstore

http://ericae.net/bstore/

ERIC/AE Clearinghouse on Assessment & Evaluation

http://ericae.net/

ERIC/AE Full Text Internet Library

http://ericae.net/ftlib.htm

ERIC/AE Test Locator

http://ericae.net/testcol.htm

Search ERIC Home Page

http://www.ericae.net/search.htm

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Libraries and Document Repositories

Argus Clearinghouse

http://www.clearinghouse.net/

California Digital Library

http://www.cdlib.org/

Campbell Collaboration Library

http://www.campbellcollaboration.org/Fralibrary.html

Center for Networked Information Discovery and Retrieval

http://www.cnidr.org/

CiteSeer: Scientific Literature Digital Library, NEC Research Institute

http://citeseer.nj.nec.com/

E-Library

http://ask.elibrary.com/

Education-line : Electronic Texts in Education & Training

http://www.leeds.ac.uk/educol/

ERIC Document Reproduction Service

http://www.edrs.com

Federal Register at the National Archives & Records Administration (NARA)

http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/

Free Management Library

http://www.mapnp.org/library/

Full-text state statutes and legislation

http://www.prairienet.org/~scruffy/f.htm

Government Printing Office (GPO)

http://www.access.gpo.gov/

Government Printing Office (GPO) Access Databases

http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/aces/aaces002.html

INFOLINE: Scholarly Internet Resource Collections

http://infomine.ucr.edu/

Internet Public Library

http://www.ipl.org/

Internet Public Library Online Texts Collection

http://www.ipl.org/reading/books/

Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/

Library of Congress Catalogs

http://www.loc.gov/catalog/

National Library of Medicine

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/

OERL: Online Evaluation Resource Library, SRI

http://oerl.sri.com/

UMI ProQuest Digital Dissertations

http://wwwlib.umi.com/dissertations/

UMI's On-line Dissertation Services

http://www.umi.com/hp/Products/Dissertations.html

World Wide Web Virtual Library: Evaluation

http://www.policy-evaluation.org/

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