Work Plan - Worksheet
Data collection is a vital component of any program evaluation. Data collection involves gathering information from surveys, focus groups, interviews, observation, or other methods to understand the process and outcomes of your programming. When starting a program evaluation, it is a good idea to develop a data collection plan to guide you in your efforts. This worksheet will help you develop a data collection plan by identifying outcomes, expected changes, activities, instruments, people, timeline, and tracking methods. When you have completed this worksheet, you will have established each element needed for your data collection plan.