By Joseph S. Wholey, Harry P. Hatry, Kathryn E. Newcomer
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D. degrees in psychology from Northwestern University. SHELLI BALTER ROSSMAN is a senior research associate in the Justice Policy Center of the Urban Institute. She has more than twenty years of experience in program evaluation, policy analysis, and performance measurement. Her work has spanned criminal justice, public health and safety, and educational and environmental issues. She recently contributed to How Federal Programs Use Outcome Information: Opportunities for Federal Managers (with H.
Evaluators and program managers may have a variety of evaluation objectives in mind. They may have specific questions, or they may be unsure of how to frame useful questions about their programs. Careful analysis of programs and the context in which they operate is a significant precursor to planning any sort of evaluation endeavor. Identification of the theory underlying programs and the sociopolitical contextual actors that affect the level and character of operations and success of programs is critical.
The Utility of Logic Models The utility of logic models has increased as managers are being challenged by oversight agencies at all levels of government and in the nonprofit sector. At the federal level, Congress and the President’s Office of Management and Budget are asking managers to tell their program’s story in a way that both communicates the program’s outcome goals and shows that these outcomes have been achieved. ” That is, do the results address problems that are appropriate for the program and that stakeholders deem to be important to the organizational mission and national needs?
Handbook of Practical Program Evaluation by Joseph S. Wholey, Harry P. Hatry, Kathryn E. Newcomer