Transforming Life After 50: Evaluating Results Course


From the course description:

Evaluating Results, the fifth course in the Transforming Life After 50 (TLA50) Fellowship series, tackles evaluation techniques after library programs already exist to help determine their impact and effectiveness.

As a result of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how important it is to evaluate the effectiveness of library programs.
  • Develop measurable objectives and outcomes as the first step to effectively evaluating a library program.
  • Distinguish the advantages of various evaluation methods, including observation, focus groups, and counting outputs.
  • Utilize appropriate techniques and create valid instruments to evaluate library programs.
  • Tabulate and interpret the data collected through program evaluation.
  • Present program evaluation data in a coherent and appealing manner to relevant stakeholders and potential funders.

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