methods, program evaluation

A very brief introduction to evaluation methods: Non-experimental, experimental, and quasi-experimental designs

February 20, 2019 | Pieta Blakely

When you are evaluating a program to see whether it was effective, there are three types of approaches: experimental, non-experimental, and quasi-experimental. The difference between them is that in an experimental design, the researcher determines which participants were in the treatment group ...

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methods, program evaluation, logic model

Types of evaluation studies: Process, outcome, and impact

February 13, 2019 | Pieta Blakely

I have written in other posts about creating a program logic model and incorporating measurement into a logic model.

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methods, program evaluation

Ensuring a diverse sample without asking for sensitive information

December 28, 2018 | Pieta Blakely

I recently had a project where I was interviewing participants at a program that serves a very diverse group. I knew from talking with the program managers, that the population they served was diverse along many axes, including gender and sexual orientation. I wanted to ensure that I was ...

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