Thursday, December 5, 2013

Evaluation Check List

Whether you're evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of programs or services, the processes of your organization, or client or customer satisfaction, successful testing requires planning and forethought. The 'success' of your learning should be measured by the extent to which it provides you with information and skills necessary to optimize your company, organization or department, with as little disruption as possible . Evaluation Checklist provides fifteen questions that managers should consider before they start checking process.

1) If the diagnosis is associated with a program or service, developed for the Logic Model? Logic Model Framework is a document or program objectives and measurable targets related services to achieve these objectives, related activities to achieve the objectives, and related performance measures and indicators. If Logic Model has not been developed, it should ideally be done before you begin the review process. On the other hand, sometimes the evaluators were directed to help you develop a Logic Model. 

 2) What is the reason for the examination? What do you expect to achieve in testing? How do you know if the purpose of the evaluation to be achieved? What happens if the desired results are not achieved, or if the test results are not desirable? - Is the program or organization is open to change if necessary? 

 3) Why Being Considered Checking the time? "Why now?" That's some events precipitated a review? 

 4) Where is the incentive to examine come from? Who started the process of evaluation? What is the motivation behind this request or requirement? 

 5) Who are the main findings Audience Analysis? What interests you the various constituents, including: Funder: Board of Directors, client / customer, manager / supervisor, staff (etc)? 

 6) What You Need Rate Analysis Study findings were presented by many reports formats, including: Table report (with no study or interpretation), highlight the report provides an overview of the findings in this study, in order to fully explain the technical report. Complete reports include: Description of the process of learning and sampling procedures (if any) Profile of the respondent (if any) The findings of the study, including statistics and interpretation Conclusions based on the findings Recommendations and next steps, based on the conclusions. The report must contain sufficient information for the reader to be able to develop your own conclusions about the implications of the research findings.

7) Who Owns the Data? Once data is processed and the written report, which owns the data? Implication in this case is associated with control and responsibility. What provisions are made for sharing data with internal and external stakeholders? 

 8) What Resources Are Available For Review? Use your own staff to design and be a test, or an external evaluator? Do you have a lot of human resources to assist in diagnosis? This includes support to the office and / or technical support. What financial resources are available for review? If you develop a realistic budget that reflects the desired analyzes. Tend to offset some of the costs by having an organization subject to the costs associated with printing, postage, or elements of management evaluation, where applicable? If the test is done, what the organization has access to the subcontractor for the technical part of the job, if necessary? 

 9) Has Become The test was conducted indoor According to your staff? If so, consider the following questions: Has the experience and expertise of the person responsible for the under-taking of the relevant tests? Internal evaluators must also carry out their normal responsibilities at the same time? How much of their time, they are available for review? Most of independence and autonomy is the internal evaluator who has? What resources they have available to them to assist in this process? They are able to subcontract part of the work? They do not hesitate to show the report highlights issues, or more favorable circumstances, or they feel pressured to provide positive results for the exam? 

 10) If the External Evaluator is used, How They Ma and Selected screen? Who will develop a Request For Proposal (RFP)? Does the search committee has experience in providing or overseeing testing? What are the criteria to screen proposals? What are the qualifications and credentials to best match the needs of the organization? Who makes the final decision regarding the selection of evaluators? 

 11) If the External Evaluator will be used, Who is the liaison between the evaluator and the organization? What is the scope of contact for decision making? Will interact with experience or expertise in evaluation or research methods? How much time people are available for work? 

12) Is Timeline For Completing Evaluation Association? Who set up the time, and why? Is the timetable realistic? They have flexibility? If your company time, can the scope of the evaluation report will be lowered? For example, the time-line will be reduced by only showing aggregated data rather than analyzing data by gender response ', age, programs, and more. If your review applies to both the pleasure and the study results, it is possible to show satisfaction data as part of the initial report, the long-term outcome data will be provided later. 13) When was the last time this group evaluated? What is the nature of the most recent evaluation (methodology, scope, objectives)? What are the results of the evaluation in terms of research results, and the impact of these results has been the organization or company? Recommendations are implemented? If not, why not? How staff and managers to react in the final analysis? With support for testing, or resistance? It works with the evaluator, working on this project, it will be easier or more difficult as a result of the test in the past? 14) Should we develop a steering committee overseeing To Work In The Evaluator? The use of the steering committee recommended as a way to ensure that the company or organization to maintain full control and involvement in the review process. This is consistent with the Principles of OCAP Ownership, Control, Access, and participation. Thesis committee was established to provide context for the work of your evaluator. 

The Committee is generally responsible for setting the parameters for the study, which helps to develop each questionnaire, shape or focus group questions need to do the research, and the identification of and access to research sample. We also tried to join a committee to review the findings of the study to identify the relevant conclusions, and to establish recommendations based on these conclusions. The composition of the Steering Committee will vary by sector, industry or the nature of the test. Ideally, committee members representing all aspects of your running processes involved in the service, or program to be tested. 15) And finally, Ready To evaluate the program? Logic Model in place? Do staff and managers are committed to do a review at the moment? Have all the necessary resources in place, or they can easily access, including human, material and financial resources. Thinking questions are designed to ensure the design and evaluation of educational management more efficient and effective?

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