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  1. Mural

    Evaluation Option
    Mural by Lalo Cota photo by Cobolt123

    A mural, a large drawing on the wall, can be used to collect data from a group of people about the current situation, their experiences using a service, or their perspectives on the outcomes from a project.  

  2. Results Chain Analysis Tiny Tool

    Resource
    Tool
    2010

    This tool, developed by NGO-IDEAS, was designed to help communities analyse the chain of effects from activities to outputs. The tool can be used early in the process of developing a logic model based on existing data, or done later based on using tools like this.

  3. Check Intermediate Outcomes

    Evaluation Option

    A logic model identifies intermediate outcomes before the final impact.  If data are collected about these intermediate outcomes, and they can be linked to final impacts, it is possible to check whether all cases that achieved the final impacts achieved the intermediate outcomes.

  4. Net-Map Toolbox

    Resource
    Tool

    This website from the International Food Policy Research Institute, provides a detailed overview of the uses of the Net-Map tool which has been designed for influence mapping of social networks. The website also includes videos as case study examples of how it has been used in the field.

  5. Typical Case Sampling

    Evaluation Option
    Two doctors seeing two patients in PEPFAR clinic photo by MikeBlyth on Flickr

    Typical case sampling allows the evaluator to develop a profile of what is agreed as average, or normal. These profiles can serve as illustrations to those unfamiliar with the program.

  6. Does development give poor people what they want?

    Resource
    Guide
    2011

    This four page Overseas Development Institute (ODI) background note introduces a central problem in development – that interventions do not address the key concerns of poor people. Options such as Participatory Poverty Assessments are designed to respond to this problem. But this type of analysis is not influential with policy makers.

  7. Employing mixed methods in evaluation

    Resource
    Guide

    These are the course notes for Jennifer Greene's 2007 workshop Employing mixed options in evaluation presented at American Evaluation Association Summer Evaluation Institute in 2007.

  8. KStoolkit: Fishbowl Technique

    Resource
    Guide

    This webpage from the KnowledgeSharing Toolkit website offers a guide on how the Fishbowl Technique can be used for stakeholder engagement in a variety of settings.

  9. Quick Tips- Collecting Group Data: Delphi Technique

    Resource
    Tool

    This resource from the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension provides an overview of the Delhi technique and its uses. Preparation, procedures, tips and letters are also used to explain its purpose and use.

  10. Participatory Impact Pathways Analysis: A practical method for project planning and evaluation

    Resource
    Guide
    2008

    This institutional Learning and Change Initiative (ILAC) brief number 17 provides an overview of using Participatory Impact Pathways Analysis (PIPA) on projects involving the water and food sectors.

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