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It’s About the Plan: How to ensure that your program evaluation gives you the results you need<br />Dominique Turnbow<br /...
Evaluation Questions<br />Is the implementation of the program consistent with the goals specified in the Project Plan? <b...
Stakeholders<br />Colleges’ Staff<br />First- and second-year students<br />Provosts<br />Library Public Service Heads<br ...
Benefits of Planning<br />
Benefits of Planning<br />Clarity<br />
Benefits of Planning<br />Improved Outcome<br />
Benefits of Planning<br />Final report writes itself<br />
Considerations<br />Lead time - planning our evaluation took about 6 months; you’ll want to apply the process to a somewha...
Considerations<br />Process is rigorous – you may encounter impatience from your team members.  Perseverance and strong le...
Considerations<br />Beware of “analysis paralysis”- don’t over analyze.  Keep consulting the plan.<br />
The Evaluation Plan<br />
Now, its your turn…<br />
http://sites.google.com/site/evaluationplan/<br />
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It's about the plan: how to ensure that your program evaluation gives you the results you need

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This presentation was given at the California Academic & Research Libraries (CARL) conference in April 2010 in Sacramento, CA

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It's about the plan: how to ensure that your program evaluation gives you the results you need

  1. 1. It’s About the Plan: How to ensure that your program evaluation gives you the results you need<br />Dominique Turnbow<br />Susan Shepherd<br />CARL Conference, April 10, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Evaluation Questions<br />Is the implementation of the program consistent with the goals specified in the Project Plan? <br />Does the current structure of the Program work well for stakeholders?<br />
  3. 3. Stakeholders<br />Colleges’ Staff<br />First- and second-year students<br />Provosts<br />Library Public Service Heads<br />College Outreach Liaisons <br />
  4. 4. Benefits of Planning<br />
  5. 5. Benefits of Planning<br />Clarity<br />
  6. 6. Benefits of Planning<br />Improved Outcome<br />
  7. 7. Benefits of Planning<br />Final report writes itself<br />
  8. 8. Considerations<br />Lead time - planning our evaluation took about 6 months; you’ll want to apply the process to a somewhat substantial research question.<br />
  9. 9. Considerations<br />Process is rigorous – you may encounter impatience from your team members. Perseverance and strong leadership help.<br />
  10. 10. Considerations<br />Beware of “analysis paralysis”- don’t over analyze. Keep consulting the plan.<br />
  11. 11. The Evaluation Plan<br />
  12. 12. Now, its your turn…<br />
  13. 13. http://sites.google.com/site/evaluationplan/<br />

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