A Basic Guide to Evaluation for Development Workers
Focuses on the principles underlying evaluation, and deals with issues to be considered at the planning stage, the steps involved in carrying out evaluations and the importance of involving people in the evaluation process throughout.
|1 Introduction 9|
|2 Putting evaluation in context 13|
|3 Traditional and alternative models of evaluation 19|
|5 Putting evaluation into practice 29|
|6 Some practical considerations when planning an evaluation 56|
|7 Using evaluation: feedback and follow-up 69|
|Appendix 1 Checklists of questions 73|
|Appendix 2 Developing an evaluation plan 77|
|Appendix 3 Tasks for the team leader 79|
|Appendix 4 Suggestions for the content of an evaluation report 81|
|Appendix 5 Advantages and disadvantages of internal and external evaluators 83|
|References and further reading 85|
Frances Rubin has worked for national and international NGOs, bilateral and multilateral agencies, and commercial companies in the UK, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.
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