An Evaluator's Program Description (EDP) functions in monitoring the function of a program.
What is the first function of an Evaluator's Program Description (EPD)?
Reveals the programs objectives
Know and record the activities that are planned in accomplishing the goals and objectives
A program evaluators success involves asking relevant and important questions that emphasize and bring to light what is important to the organization and the program.
Which of the following is the starting point for an evaluator?
The evaluator's program description
The evaluator's summative evaluation
The EDP provides one with information that can be used to develop evaluation questions and evaluation design format which will guide actions within the evaluation process.
How does an EPD get underway?
Meeting with concerned parties, looking for statement of goals and activities planned to reach those goals and understanding what evaluation procedures are built into the program.
Considering the program and determining who the stakeholders should be, what goals and activities should be planned and what evaluation procedures should be built into the program.
The focus of every single EDP is the same....all programs should be evaluated identically.
What is one successful tactic for learning about the program's staff perspectives on the crucial elements of the program?
Asking questions to the staff.
Deciding for yourself which questions need to be answered.
What is the ultimate goal of an EPD?
To first develop an evaluation design format to answer evaluation questions that will guide your actions in an evaluation.
To first develop evaluation questions and the evaluation design format that will guide actions in an evaluation.
What is the purpose of standards in a program?
To provide a guide for which program activities and outcomes are measured.
To monitor functions of the evaluation proces..