ERIC Number: EJ554818
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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The Front-End Challenge: Five Steps to Effective Evaluation of Community-Based Programs.
van Beveren, A. J. Bea; Hetherington, Robert W.
Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation/La Revue canadienne d'evaluation de programme, v12 n1 p117-32 Sum 1997
Five preparatory steps for the evaluation of community-based programs, described as "front-end" challenges, are discussed: (1) understanding the reasons for the evaluation; (2) securing resources; (3) establishing credibility and enthusiasm; (4) developing consensus about goals and objectives; and (5) observing and fine tuning the program. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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