7) Committed to Standards of Practice

This evaluation plan adheres to the standards of evaluation by: Ensuring that the evaluation will serve the informational needs of stakeholders. {Stakeholders will be involved in every aspect of the process, thus, their questions and concerns will be taken into consideration. This will be done, to ensure that the evaluation, answers more pertinent questions, so … Continue reading 7) Committed to Standards of Practice

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6) Reporting Strategies

I will be using data visualizations and the use of digital media to report the findings of this evaluation. Data visualizations, such as pie charts and graphs, will be used to communicate quantitive findings from the qualitative data collection methods (surveys and focus groups). Digital media, will be used to capture summaries of the most … Continue reading 6) Reporting Strategies

5) Data Collection Methods and Analysis Strategies

Data Collection: Stories will be collected to determine: How the program has impacted participants; and The strengths and weaknesses according to implementers and users. These stories will be guided by open ended questions: In what ways, are you different since the program started? What was the biggest change? Why do you think this was the … Continue reading 5) Data Collection Methods and Analysis Strategies

3) Program Theory

Theory of Action: If Yorktown Family Services implement the 'Weston Healthy Active Kids' program, including the specific components: cooking lessons, food safety lessons, hygiene lessons, nutrition lessons and fitness lessons; then children from the Weston-Mount Dennis community would have healthier lifestyles, and there would be a reduction in child obesity within the community.  Theory of Change: … Continue reading 3) Program Theory

2) Evaluation Questions

The purpose of this evaluation is to test: Effectiveness: In what ways, has the program changed participants' thinking? In what ways, has the program created meaningful habits? Durability: What are the program's strengths and weaknesses according to participants? What are the program's strengths and weaknesses according to implementers? Accountability: Is there a better way to use … Continue reading 2) Evaluation Questions