The engagement grid below outlines a variety of approaches to conducting learning activities to help answer learning questions. Often, we rely on approaches that we have used in the past without pausing to reflect on whether those approaches are the best fit given our learning questions. This grid is intended for use by...
Qualitative Methods and Approaches
Evaluation for Strategic Learning
Modern communities of practice (CoP) built on a foundation of technology and social media are emerging on a global scale. Considering the speed at which technology evolves, best practices also continue to evolve for building, maintaining and measuring the effectiveness of these modern communities. This report attempts to outline and discuss key lessons learned to date and provide several recommendations based upon available evidence and expert opinion. But each CoP – defined here as a group of professionals with similar interests – is unique in purpose and must find its own path to success.
This Note provides guidance on the use of focus group interviews within evaluations.
This Note provides guidance on using case studies in USAID evaluations.
This note defines impact evaluations and discusses design and key planning considerations
Development Grants Program Global Evaluation Summary
This article outlines the four guiding principles of outcome mapping (OC) and the approach to planning, monitoring, and evaluating social change initiatives.