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Nine Strategies for Improving the Quality of Your Evaluation

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2007

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This brief outlines nine strategies for improving the quality of your evaluation.

  1. Develop a logic model and evaluation plan.
  2. Use the logic model to structure your reports to funders.
  3. Ensure that the logic model reflects plausible linkages and outcomes that can be operationalized.
  4. Work together with your evaluator as a team.
  5. Include a comparison group or comparison data.
  6. Establish a detailed working agreement with your evaluator.
  7. Secure plans for accessing data.
  8. Consider changes to your evaluation approach if it is not working.
  9. Consider submitting a draft evaluation report to your funder for review before the final report is due.

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