Listed are several sites that provide useful help in program development and program evaluation. The list is by no means exhaustive of the on-line resources on these topics.
University of Wisconsin—Extension contains several, practical guidebooks on collecting evaluation data.
CYFERnet’s Evaluation section includes many practical tools to be used in evaluating community-based programs.
A five-tiered guide for evaluating community collaborations is contained in this University of Arizona site.
This University of Arizona site also provides information on the pros and cons of focus groups and how to conduct them.
Ohio State University lists several fact sheets on working with and evaluating coalitions.
A tool-kit for evaluating results of in-person meetings is located at the University of Kentucky site.
The Four-Fold Model encompasses 47 youth development skills the links design and evaluation. Evaluation instruments provide valid data about the impact of your youth development programs.
Targeting Outcomes of Programs (TOP) includes a seven-level hierarchy that integrates program evaluation within the program development process.
This site links to academic centers and institutes that focus a significant portion of their work in the area of evaluation.