What are examples of two forms of external resources?
Public funds and private funds
Personal funds, business donors
Where do private funds come from?
Foundations or corporations
Federal, state and local governments, foundations or corporations
Where do public funds come from?
Federal, state and local governments
What might be potential limitations to evaluation?
Evaluation does not always guarantee change.
It WILL NOT lead to wider disclosure of information to various audiences.
What is one factor which determines the success of an evaluation?
Being sure not to include involvement of consumers during the formation of the evaluation design nor their input into the evaluation questions.
The ability and willingness of evaluations consumers to use and accept the findings.
True or False: Through evaluation, one can look at different ways to approach a task, different audiences the approach may benefit, and additional needs of the current audience.
What is a possible benefit of evaluation to sponsors and staff?
Provide some data to back up initial thoughts about the relative value of the activities, the effectiveness of the processes, and their impact on those involved.
Evaluation creates an environment where staff members quit talking to each other to acquire more accurate results.
What is meant by the term "outcome" in relationship to the benefits of evaluation?
Before an evaluation, outcomes are what occurs as a direct result of an action such as training, services or teaching.
After an evaluation, outcomes are what occurs as a direct result of an action such as training, services or teaching.
True or False: Community members as well as direct clients of the product, need to know, for example, what impact the program might have on their lives and community.
True or False? Stakeholders are the organizations and the people who are involved in, or affected by, the performance and results of a program or project.