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Instructions For Use


  1. Evaluators often write long reports of evaluations that few people bother to read. Needless to say, these lengthy reports are unlikely to have much impact on decision-making if people don't even read them. One way of increasing the likelihood that your evaluation report will be read and acted upon is to report it in easy-to-consume "chunks" of information.
  2. One strategy of "chunking" an evaluation report is to have no section of your evaluation report longer than two pages. An illustration of this format is presented below. The example is divided into four parts: 1) an attention-getting headline, 2) a description of the issues involved in that part of the evaluation, 3) evidence that relates to the issue(s), and 4) a bottom line recommendation based upon the evidence.

Evaluation Report Sample

Although students value the self-paced nature of the L2 Algebra I multimedia program, it is not always implemented.