It is important to consistently evaluate how you are doing to make the most impact on your community. By reflecting on each step of the process and redesigning your methods as necessary, you can make effective and lasting change. This section provides tools to understand evaluation.

Evaluating the Progress of Your Project


  • To assess how your project is progressing
  • To give you insight into the things that are going well in your research project
  • To help you identify places where special attention is needed
  • To help you prepare for reporting the results of your project

Outcome Evaluation


  • To understand who your stakeholders are for a project
  • To decide how to evaluate the outcomes of the project



  • To practice giving feedback
  • To practice receiving feedback