Measuring Effectiveness and Outcomes Creating an Evaluation Plan
a. What is included in the design phase of an evaluation plan?

The design phase determines all the subsequent steps. This phase requires that you look at your goals and objectives and then ask yourself, "What will I need to measure to be able to say I have met my goals and objectives?" If you haven't already created goals and objectives for your program, go back to Chapter 1.II.e. and review the sample goals and objectives, then write some draft ones for your program.

Seven categories of questions will frame the design of your evaluation plan:

A number of valuable references are available to help you design and implement an evaluation plan.