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Introduction to Program Evaluation for Public Health Programs: A Self-Study Guide

Program Evaluation Resources

Some Web-based Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Community Tool Box, University of Kansas

Harvard Family Research Project

Innovation Network

University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension:

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Selected Publications

Connell JP, Kubisch AC, Schorr LB, Weiss, CH. New approaches to evaluating community initiatives. New York, NY: Aspen Institute, 1995.

Fawcett SB, Paine-Andrews A, Francisco VT, Schulz J, Ritchter KP, et al. Evaluating community initiatives for health and development. In: Rootman I, Goodstadt M, Hyndman B, et al., eds. Evaluating Health Promotion Approaches.  Copenhagen, Denmark : World Health Organization (Euro), 1999

Fawcett SB, Sterling TD, Paine Andrews A, Harris KJ, Francisco VT, et al. Evaluating community efforts to prevent cardiovascular diseases. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1995.

Fetterman DM, Kaftarian SJ, Wandersman A. Empowerment evaluation: Knowledge and tools for self-assessment and accountability. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1996,

Patton MQ. Utilization-focused evaluation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 1997.

Rossi PH, Freeman HE, Lipsey MW. Evaluation: A systematic approach.  Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1999.

Shadish WR, Cook TD, Leviton LC. Foundations of program evaluation.  Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications, 1991.

Taylor-Powell E, Steele S, Douglas M. Planning a program evaluation. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension, 1996 (see Web-based entry on page 66).

University of Toronto, Health Communication Unit at the Center for Health Promotion. Evaluating health promotion programs (see Web-based entry on page 66).

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