What does evaluate mean in academic writing?
Evaluation: Makes judgements about the value of ideas or materials for a given purpose in a given context. Presents and defends opinions by making judgments about information, validity of ideas or quality of work based on a set of criteria. Compares and discriminates between ideas.
What is good evaluation?
Good evaluation will make an assessment of how well the activities have been implemented (process evaluation) and whether these activities made a difference (outcome evaluation). If programs are effective, it might also be prudent to ask whether they provide value for money (economic evaluation).
What are the benefits of an evaluation plan?
The benefits of an evaluation plan It serves as a reference when questions arise about priorities, supports requests for program and evaluation funding, and informs new staff. An evaluation plan also can help stakeholders develop a realistic timeline for when the program will (or should) be ready for evaluation.