Flashcards in 11.2 Program Evaluation Deck (7)
____ ____ is research on programs that are implemented to achieve some positive effect on a group of individuals.
The initial focus of evaluation research was "____ ____": did the program result in the positive outcome for which it was designed?
____ ____ studies ask whether there are problems that need to be addressed in a target population.
____ ____ assessment may involve the collaboration of researchers, service providers, and prospective clients of the program to determine that the proposed program does in fact address the needs of the target population in appropriate ways.
Program theory assessment
When the program is underway, the evaluation researcher monitors it to determine whether it is reaching the target population, whether it is attracting enough clients, and whether the staff is providing the planned services. This is called ____ ____ or program monitoring.
____ ____ or impact assessment is determining whether the intended outcomes of the program are being realised.