Question 7

Question 7

In a __________ evaluation design, random assignment is not used because there is no control or comparison group.

Experimental

Quasi-experimental

Non-experimental

Cross-sectional

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Question 8

_________ is a factor the influences external validity where participants may behave a certain way because they know they are in a special program. It can also refer to how a participant s behavior changes because of the special status placed on them that while in a program being evaluated.

History

Instrumentation

Statistical regression

Hawthorne effect

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Question 9

A/n ____________ evaluation focuses on program activities and helps the evaluator gain insight into the reasons for a program s achievement of its objectives. It also helps to determined what worked, what didn t work, and why.

Outcome

Impact

Interim

Process

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Question 10

Use the following scenario to answer questions 24 and 25: A researcher was hired to conduct an evaluation on the effectiveness of an afterschool safety program. Twenty-five (25) students in Mr. Smith’s class were placed in the control group and 25 students from Ms. Doe’s class were placed in the experimental group for a total of 50 participants. The program began in August 2008 and data was collected from both groups at the start of the program. Data was again collected from both groups at the end of the program in May 2009. During spring break (March 2009), the school had a “School Safety Fair” that was not a part of the intervention and Oprah Winfrey did a remote broadcast from the school after Principal Parker spearheaded a bill in the Texas State Senate to implement afterschool safety programs for all of the elementary schools in the district in January 2009. The evaluator found no significant difference in those who completed the afterschool safety program (students from Ms. Doe’s class) and those who did not participate in the afterschool safety program (students from Mr. Smith’s class).

What type of evaluation design was used to conduct the evaluation?

Experimental

Quasi-experimental

Non-experimental

Meta-analysis

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Question 11

Evaluation data ___________.

Can only be collected as baseline data for pre-measures

Can only be collected as interim data after a program starts but before the program ends

Is only conducted at the conclusion of a program as outcome data or post-measure data

Can be collected at any time before, during, and after the program.

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Question 12

If using a control group in an evaluation, the control group _________.

Is similar to the experimental group and receives or participates in the intervention/program

Is not similar to the experimental group and receives or participates in the intervention/program

Is similar to the experimental group and does not receive or participate in the intervention/program

Is not similar the experimental group and does not receive or participate in the intervention/program

 
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