True or false: Every program, no matter what its origin, has a life cycle through which evaluation activities flow.
What time frame is deemed a program cycle?
Funding year, or fiscal year
Six months to six months
What is the sequence of the start of a traditional program cycle?
Organizations mission and goals, needs analysis, and program evaluation.
Organizations mission and goals, program evaluation, needs analysis.
Examples of the process of monitoring include activities such as tracking client flow into the program, recruitment, intake procedures and participation rates.
What is the term given to the final stage of evaluation?
Finish the statement: "Unlike formative evaluation, summative evaluation _____ help staff to make adjustments during the current program cycle.
Formative evaluation defined is
An examination of a program or project in progress.
Evaluation conducted at the end of a program or project for funders or for corporate or other decision makers.
A summative evaluation is
One purpose of data collection for funding sources is aimed at helping them make decisions related to the overall impact of programs they fund and the continuing distribution of resources to those programs.
An ideal result of data collection is to assist program staff in improving program activities and policies.