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Below is a list of resources, some websites and some PDF documents, that discuss various methods of program evaluation. A few examples also include sample instruments for evaluation (e.g. Horizon Research, Inc.; Online Evaluation Resource Library).

Please be aware that we are continuing to work on this resource web page to improve the organization and navigation of these resources, as well as to search for additional resources that may be useful for evaluation of professional development programs.

An underutilized design in applied research: The retrospective pretest

A Reader's Guide to Scientifically Based Research

Artifact Packages for Measuring Instructional Practice: A Pilot Study

Designing effective professional development: A conceptual framework

Developing a basic logic model for your program

Evaluation Logic Model Bibliography

Horizon Research, Inc.

Instruction, Capacity and Improvement

Logic Model Development Guide

Online Evaluation Resource Library

Progress and pitfalls: A cross-site look at local systemic change through teacher enhancement

Results of the 2001-2002 study of the impact of the local systemic change initiative on student achievement

Taking stock: A practical guide to evaluating your own programs

The delivery, financing and assessment of professional development in education: Pre-service preparation and in-service training.

User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation

W.K. Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook

What Works Clearinghouse (WWC)


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