Evaluation Planning—Models and Matrixes (PDF)
ISTE’s guide to planning tools useful in goal-based evaluations.
Fitzpatrick, J.L., Sanders, J.R., & Worthen, B.R. (2004). Program evaluation:
Alternative approaches and practical guidelines. NY: Longman.
Overview of common evaluation methodologies.
American Evaluation Association
Professional association with an active discussion list, EVALTALK, at email@example.com
U.S. Department of Education
Institute for Education Sciences, National Center for Educational Evaluation and Regional Assistance
Source for technical reports on research and evaluation issues. See also IES funding opportunities for current evaluation requirements.
National Science Foundation
Frechtling, J., and L. Sharp (Eds.) 1997. User-Friendly Handbook for Mixed Methods Evaluations. National Science Foundation Publication NSF 97-153. http://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf97153
Hewlett Packard Higher Education Philanthropy Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/jc/
Project Assessment Planning Matrix and Information Sheet
Matrix and supporting materials developed by Gloria Rogers (http://www.abet.org) to help the assessment of student learning in HP higher education grants (http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/grants/hied.html).
Concise but comprehensive standards for evaluation: Usability, Feasibility, Propriety, and Accuracy.