IPM Planning and Evaluation

Example Planning and Evaluation (Logic) Models

Interest Area:

Residential and Public Areas

Desired Long Term Impact

Health | Schools

Choose whether to follow a planning or an evaluation example:

Examples of Planning a Program for Later Evaluation

To plan think about what you want to achieve in the long term first, then work backward to decide what actions to take and ways to know whether you've accomplished the goals.

  1. Identify the desired long-term impacts--changes in economic, environmental or social condition-- and the possible measures to show whether the impacts have occurred.
  2. Identify the intermediate-term impacts--changes in behavior, actions or decisions--that can lead to the long-term impacts. What possible measures will show whether these impacts have occurred?
  3. Identify short-term impacts--changes in knowledge, skill or attitudes --that can lead to the intermediate-term impact. What possible measures will show whether these impacts have occurred?
  4. What activities will result in the identified short-term impacts?
  5. What inputs (investments) are required to carry out the activities?

Examples of Evaluating an Existing Program

To evaluate an existing program, as you engage in activities toward the desired long-term impact, gather data to measure the knowledge, behavioral, and condition changes that are occurring in the short term, intermediate term, and the long term.

  1. Identify inputs (investments) used to carry out the activities.
  2. Identify all activities designed to generate impacts.
  3. Identify and measure short-term impacts--changes in knowledge, skill or attitudes that can lead the intermediate-term impact.
  4. Identify and measure intermediate-term impacts--changes in behavior, actions or decisions--that can lead to the long-term impacts. .
  5. Identify and measure long-term impacts--changes in economic, environmental or social condition.

 

 
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