Learning Objectives

  1. What is evaluation research? How does it relate to academic research?
  2. What are the benefits of evaluation research for the evaluand, implementation teams, and society at large?
  3. What are formative, process, outcomes or impact evaluations, and transformative evaluations? What methods do evaluators use to carry out these evaluations?
  4. What major ethical considerations do evaluators need to take into account? What are the guiding principles that evaluators must follow?