evaluation terminology

6 terms by korinnepetris

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

activities/strategies

what a program or organization does with its resources to fulfill its mission, such as sheltering and feeding homeless families

attribution

the process of identifying the single or multiple factors responsible for an observed outcome; for example, program participation reduced stress by 50%

benchmark/ performance target

desired level of an indicator, possibly within a given time frame for example, reduce child abuse by 25% the year 2000

conceptual framework/ model

pictorial representation of the most critical elements underlying a programs operation and expected outcomes. Identifies critical areas for evaluation

Control/ Comparison group

in an evaluation involving two or more groups, the group that does not receive the full program or treatment that is the focus of the evaluation. A control group receives no program. A comparison group may receive some program, but not the program being evaluated

Context/ contextual factors

factors outside the control of a program or project that might have an impact on its effectiveness, for example, unique characteristics

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set