Evaluation for Improvement and Impact (Oct. 20, 9:00 am-11:30 am, Zoom)
This session offers an overview of program evaluation and evaluation research, or the systematic investigation of the merit, worth, or significance of an entity/initiative. Topics covered will include: when and why to engage in evaluation; types of evaluations; key aspects of an evaluation, including logic model development, data sources and data collection, analysis and reporting, and guiding resultant programmatic change; and tips for feasibly and effectively implementing evaluation in an entity or initiative. This is for faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, or others who are interested in evaluation and related partnered/applied research; individuals working in initiatives or entities that are looking utilize evaluation to inform decision-making.
*Co-Sponsored by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute