Links and references


American Evaluation Association

Australasian Evaluation Society

Canadian Evaluation Society

National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence


Davidson, E.J. (2005) Evaluation methodology basics: The nuts and bolts of sound evaluation. CA: Sage.

Kufmam, R., Guerra, I., Platt, W. A. (2006) Practical evaluation for educators: Finding what works and what doesn’t. CA: Sage.

Owen, J.M. (2007) Program evaluation: Forms and approaches. New York: Guilford Press.

Patton, M.Q. (1997) Utilisation-focussed evaluation (4th ed.). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Scriven, M. (1991) Evaluation thesaurus (4th ed.). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.


Compton, D., & Baizerman, M. (2007). Defining evaluation capacity building. American Journal of Evaluation, 28(1), 118–119.

Compton, D., Baizerman, M., & Stockdill, S. (2002). The art, craft, and science of evaluation capacity building. New Directions for Evaluation, 93.

Dabelstein, N. (2003). Evaluation capacity development: Lessons learned. Evaluation, 9(3), 365–369.

Duignan, P. (2003). Mainstreaming evaluation or building evaluation capability? Three key elements. New Directions for Evaluation, 99, 7–23.

Johnson, D. (2000). Laying the foundation: Capacity building for participatory monitoring and evaluation. In M. Estrella et al. (Eds). Learning from change: Issues and experiences in participatory monitoring and evaluation (pp. 217–228). IntermediateTechnology Publications, London, UK, and International Development Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada.

King, J. A., & Volkov, B. (2005). A framework for building evaluation capacity based on the experiences of three organizations. CURA Reporter, 35(3), 10–16.

McDonald, B., Rogers, P., & Kefford, B. (2003). Teaching people to fish? Building the evaluation capability of public sector organizations. Evaluation, 9(1), 9–29.

Mott, A. (2003). Hand in hand—Evaluation and organizational development. The Evaluation Exchange, 9(3), 8.

Preskill, H., & Russ-Eft, D. (2004). Building evaluation capacity: 72 activities for teaching and training. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Preskill, H., & Torres, R. (1999). Evaluative inquiry for learning in organizations. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Sanders, J. (2003). Mainstreaming evaluation. New Directions for Evaluation, 99, pp. 3–7.

Stufflebeam, D. (2002). Institutionalizing evaluation checklist. The Evaluation Center: Western Michigan University.

Taut, S. (2007a). Defining evaluation capacity building: Utility considerations. American Journal of Evaluation, 28(1), 120.

Taut, S. (2007b). Studying self-assessment capacity building in a large international development organization. American Journal of Evaluation, 28(1), 45–59.

Williams, D., & Hawkes, M. (2003). Issues and practices related to mainstreaming evaluation: Where do we flow from here? New Directions for Evaluation, 99, 63–85.


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