DEVELOPING THE REPORT

Before moving on to preparing the report, keep this in mind: One useful habit to develop with your evaluation clients is to provide them with preliminary drafts (clearly marked as such). When a report draft is provided, the evaluator may simultaneously provide one or more questions for the stakeholder reviewers to answer about the report. The questions may ask the reviewers to paraphrase the meaning of key marked parts of an excerpt or of the whole. Or the evaluator may ask the reviewers to answer specific questions on meaning, tone, or emphasis. The stakeholders charged with reviewing the report should also be asked to provide any comments they believe to be appropriate. This approach is similar to usability testing and ...

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