Audio Presentation: Evaluating Health Promotion Programs

This six part audio presentation describes a ten-step process for evaluating health promotion programs. It complements the introductory workbook.

Part 1: Overview of the ten-step evaluation process

A definition of evaluation and a synopsis of the ten steps to conducting one.

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Part 2: Clarify the program

To plan a program evaluation, you need clarity about the program and what it is intended to accomplish.

Engage stakeholders
This step will help define information needs and intended uses of the evaluation.

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Part 3: Assess resources and evaluability

This step helps ensure the evaluation can be completed successfully with the resources available.

Determine evaluation questions
This step is about focusing the evaluation by selecting the most important questions, and identifying evaluation approaches that best suit those questions.

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Part 4: Determine appropriate methods of measurement and procedures

This step allows you to explore how, when and from whom you will collect data.

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Part 5: Develop evaluation plan

Learn about writing a plan to pull together the description of your program and how its activities link with the intended results.

Collect data
This step includes specifying and implementing procedures, pilot testing data collection tools and training data collectors.

Process data and analyse results
This step allows you to make sense of the data collected, and help answer the evaluation questions.

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Part 6: Interpret and disseminate results

This step is about explaining the significance  of and sharing the results.

Apply evaluation findings
This step focuses on using the results to direct change and new thinking.

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Updated 6 Feb 2019