Evaluation Of An Effective Evaluation Process

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Data gathering, reviewing, and analyzation is a very important step in an effective evaluation or assessment process. The outcome as well as any subsequent suggestions are based on the data and review provided during the initial process. Guerra-Lopez (2008) emphasized that the success of an evaluation process is contingent upon five particular aspects about data and data sources: 1) data relevance, 2) data collection, 3) evaluating data, 4) data reporting, and 5) avoiding data errors. These five items contribute to an improved method and technique to build a better performance evaluation and supports the statistical finds and the qualitative impact of the communicated results. Data is used as a tool to measure various aspects within the evaluation process. The evaluation process is designed to measure performance and results of a specific program (Zint, 20?? and My Tool-Kit, 2010). The outcome and effectiveness of these programs are measured by means of data review referred to as research methods. Performance evaluations, like most other processes utilizes these same tools or analyzation methods to determine the effectiveness of the outcomes or results. Though most data collecting methods are considered academic, it is important to remember that both qualitative and quantitative data analysis methods are applicable in practice. Data, as defined by Merriam-Webster, are “facts or information used usually to calculate, analyze, or plan something” (n.d). Guerra-Lopez (2008)…
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