Programme evaluation toolbox: effective evaluation principles and considerations in career practice

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Author: Nassar-McMillan, Sylvia; Conley, Abigail Holland


In our ever-present age of accountability, career development professionals are increasingly called upon to document evidence-based outcomes and other metrics of programme effectiveness. In this article, we will review the key components of effective programme evaluation, including purposes and types of evaluation. Our review will span empirical and practical literature across disciplines and within guidance and counselling, specifically. We will review current evaluation models within an international context but focus predominantly on US based ones, along with articulating their...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Evaluation

Keywords: Career guidance; Career counselling; Program evaluation

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 2011

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Journal volume: 11

Journal number: 13

Journal date: October 2011

Pages: pp. 211-220

ISSN: 0251-2513

Special Issue: Papers from the IAEVG and CDAA Joint Conference in Cairns, Australia, 2011, guest edited by Jerome Rossier, Mary McMahon, Peter McIlveen and Col McCowan

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 107.917

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