Evidence: An Essential Tool

Planning for and Gathering Evidence Using the Design-Implementation-Outcomes
Cycle of Evidence

Prepared for:

The National Science Foundation
Directorate for Education and Human Resources
Math and Science Partnership Program

Prepared by:

The Consortium for Building Evaluation Capacity
2810 Old Main Hill
Utah State University
Logan, UT 84322-2810

April 2005

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Dear Colleague Letter
Introduction and Background
Statement on High Quality Evidence of Effectiveness

(PDF, 64kb)

Guiding Framework for Planning, Gathering, and Using Evidence: The Design-Implementation-Outcomes (DIO) Cycle of Evidence (PDF, 242kb)

Relationship of the DIO Cycle of Evidence to Other Frameworks (PDF, 31kb)

Role of Context in Establishing Evidence (PDF, 31kb)

Resources for Planning, Gathering, and Using Evidence
(PDF, 52kb)

Glossary (PDF, 25kb)

References (PDF, 26kb)

Appendix (PDF, 26kb)

American Evaluation Association Guiding Principles for Evaluators (PDF, 26kb)

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