Evaluation Theories and Models


Learn how evaluation theory can improve your work!

Course Objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain how evaluation theories and models contribute to improved evaluation practice;
  • Identify four “families” of evaluation theories;
  • Describe the characteristics of five widely-used evaluation models:
    • Utilization-focused evaluation;
    • Practical participatory evaluation;
    • Theory-driven evaluation;
    • Realist evaluation;
    • Transformative evaluation; and
  • Use each approach to plan an evaluation.

Estimated Time to Complete:  6 hours

Prerequisites: Familiarity with evaluation concepts and practices

Evaluation Competencies addressed:  [ ] reflective; [x] technical; [x] situational; [ ] management; [ ] interpersonal.

Note: For all self-paced courses on the e-Institute you have three months to complete the course, starting from the date of purchase.

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