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Month: October, 2015

Evaluation Partnerships and the Systems Evaluation Protocol: The Role of Stakeholder Analysis

October 29, 2015 and All Articles, Nonprofits, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , , 0 Comments

In Part 2 of their series on the Systems Evaluation Protocol, Monica Hargraves and Jennifer Brown Urban introduce tools for conducting stakeholder analysis – a crucial part of ensuring that evaluations will have external validity, and that their results will “stick” in the practice context long after the “official evaluators” have completed their work. — How […]

Evaluation Partnerships and the Systems Evaluation Protocol

October 15, 2015 and All Articles, Nonprofits, Nonprofits and Communities, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , 0 Comments

This week we introduce a new series of posts from researchers at Montclair State University and Cornell University, describing an approach to program evaluation they have developed they call the “Systems Evaluation Protocol.” Many thanks to Monica Hargraves and Jennifer Brown Urban for sharing their work! — The Systems Evaluation Protocol (SEP) offers a cutting-edge […]

Program Evaluation in the Wild, Part 3

October 14, 2015 All Articles, Nonprofits, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , 0 Comments

Logic models are essential tools for conducting evaluations. However, learning to use logic models effectively can be challenging. In my last post, I described a workshop that nFocus held to provide an “introduction to logic models and outcomes measurement” to some of our clients at Boys and Girls Clubs around the country. In this post, […]