Community Evaluation Programs

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Community & Action-Based Evaluation

Community Tool Box: University of Kansas
Detailed outline for evaluating a community initiative with links to The Community Tool Box chapters.

The Learning Store: University of Wisconsin Extension Service Resources
Evaluating Collaboratives: Reaching the Potential is a how-to manual put out by the University of Wisconsin Extension Service that introduces methods of thinking about systems-level outcomes and ways to evaluate them. There are various fees associated with these manuals.

Build Strong Foundations for Our Youngest Children
This summary by Julia Coffman, consultant to the Harvard Family Research Project and New Jersey's Build Initiative, provides a state evaluation partner framework for evaluating systems initiatives.

The PRIMER Project
Partnership-driven Resources to IMprove and Enhance Research (PRIMER) – A Toolkit for health research in partnership with practices and communities. The web site is organized around five typical phases of multi-site research from formation to close-out. In each of these sections, you'll find resources and tools that have been used in other research networks.

Action Research and Evaluation Online: Southern Cross University
Action Research and Evaluation Online is a free 14-week web-based training program offered twice a year by Southern Cross University, Australia.