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Fundamentals: Introduction to Program Evaluation Resources

Original Publication Date: September 1, 2020
Last Updated: April 1, 2023
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Additional Online Program Evaluation Resources

Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research (PMER) e-Learning Series on, developed by CVT’s Partners in Trauma Healing (PATH) project. This course is designed for staff who conduct evaluation but who may not be formally trained in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E). As a series of 5 self-guided units – Introduction, Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Research – it provides further detail about each of the topics covered in NCB’s Fundamentals: Program Evaluation lesson. Each unit ranges from 30-55 minutes in length.

HealTorture Evaluation Page – This collection on includes many different resources on the topic of evaluation including: webinars, publications, and tools helpful in using program evaluation. It provides information on measuring, planning, data collection, evaluation, and presenting your data.

Switchboard(link is external) – implemented by the International Rescue Committee,  Switchboard includes resources, eLearning content, a blog, and more. These materials span a variety of content areas, including monitoring and evaluation. Switchboard is especially relevant for refugee service providers, but can be helpful to a wider range of organization types as well.

Better Evaluation(link is external) contains a wealth of resources about program evaluation theory and practice, organized to ease topical navigation.

The American Evaluation Association(link is external) is a professional association of evaluators. Their website provides information about events, professional resources, capacity building materials, and other opportunities.

Learning Aid (Job Aid):

This is a one-page, quick reference for the lesson: Learning Aid

Included in the eLearning:

Return to the Fundamentals E-Learning Series home page to continue on another lesson or from some of the lessons below.