With a properly-framed question, finding an elegant answer becomes almost straightforward.
-Stephen Wunker, Asking the Right Question
Here’s what every successful leader, coach, marketer, or teacher knows: You cannot understate the importance of asking the right questions.
It’s no different for evaluators.
Evaluation questions form the foundation of solid evaluations, while also serving to frame and focus the work. Starting with the right questions can impact the effectiveness and appropriateness of key programmatic decisions that rest on evaluation results. In fact, clearly defined evaluation questions are part and parcel to a successful evaluation – that is, one that is actionable and is used. (more…)