Web Exercises

  1. Go to the American Evaluation Association website at https://www.eval.org/. Choose “Read” and then “Publications” followed by “Guiding Principles for Evaluators.” What are the five guiding principles discussed in this document? Provide a summary of each principle.
  2. Describe the resources available for evaluation researchers at the following website: http://www.worldbank.org/oed/.
  3. Check out the latest information regarding the D.A.R.E. program at https://dare.org/. What is the current approach? Under the Resource Links, summarize the latest research on its effectiveness.
  4. Go to the Campbell Collaboration Website (www.campbellcollaboration.org) and access “Research Evidence.” Find a study that evaluates a topic of interest to you. What were the selection criteria used for the review? How did the researchers operationalize the constructs they were measuring (e.g., mentoring, delinquency, recidivism)? What do they conclude?