Conducted during, not after
planning and designing the program.
It is ongoing.
Provides immediate feedback.
Thus, instant modification
of the program.
is concerned with the evaluation
of an already completed program.
When all that has been planned has
been done, summative evaluation can
be carried out to determine whether
the program has achieved its goals.
is the kind of evaluation that
summarizes the strengths and
weaknesses of a program.
This provides potential consumers
with evidence of the value of a
program and may help the
whether it is effective and worth
Summative Evaluation can be seen…
eating at a
the implementation of the
Summarizes the strengths and
weaknes of the program.
Thus, the effectiveness of the program
can be identified.
Then what type of evaluation is
Hmmm, if that’s the case…
But the original ideas of
the program may have
been better than the
Positive and negative
feedback after at least 6-12
months after the program
has been implemented.
But in the end, keep this in
and summative evaluations
are both important, since decisions are
needed in the early and final stages of a
program. The early decisions are needed
for program improvement, while the
final decisions help to check its worth.
Just like in baking, while
you’re decorating it, you
change your mind as you
And after tasting it, you’ll
know if you’ll retain,
reject or modify your
recipe and decoration!