Here are just a few websites that you might find helpful if you’d
like to know more about outcomes-based evaluation.
Carter McNamara: Basic Guide to Outcomes-Based Evaluation
for Nonprofit Organizations with Very Limited Resources
Carter McNamara: Basic Guide to Program Evaluation www.managementhelp.org/evaluatn/fnl_eval.htm
Scroll down for some detailed information about data
collection tools, their advantages and challenges.
Huebner, Fiona. A Guide for the Development of Policies
and Procedures in Ontario’s Community Literacy Agencies (Volume
Two). Community Literacy of Ontario: 2000. www.nald.ca/clo/policies/guide2/cover.htm
Project Literacy Victoria. Outcome Measurement for a
Community Literacy Program. 2001.
(this 92-page document provides information about outcomes-based
takes you step-by-step through the process they used)
Shapiro, Janet. Monitoring and Evaluation. Civicus: 2004. www.civicus.org/new/media/Monitoring%20and%20Evaluation.pdf
A 50-page “toolkit” to help organizations interested in evaluation.
Taylor-Powell, Ellen, Sara Steele and Mohammad Douglah. Planning a
Program Evaluation. University of Wisconsin-Extension, 1996. http://learningstore.uwex.edu/Search.aspx?k=Planning%20a%20Program%20Evaluation
(includes a useful “Planning a Program Evaluation Worksheet”)
World Bank, The. Impact Evaluation.
AlphaPlus (http://alphaplus.ca) and NALD (www.nald.ca)
both have many resources which you can find by
searching their websites.