Course Description

Connecting Shared Knowledge to Youth Work!

Youth REX

YouthREX’s vision is an Ontario where shared knowledge is transformed into positive impact for all youth and the mission is to make research evidence and evaluation practices accessible and relevant to Ontario’s grassroots youth sector through capacity building, knowledge mobilization and evaluation leadership.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Certificate Overview

    • Welcome to 'Using Spreadsheets in Program Evaluation'

    • Certificate Outline

    • Welcome and Orientation Webinar

    • Frequently Asked Questions

    • Pre-Evaluation Certificate Survey

    • Before we begin...

    • Discussion Board: Introductions

  • 2

    01A: Understanding the Role of Data in Program Evaluation

    • Downloadable Lecture Slides

    • Lecture 01A: Understanding the Role of Data in Program Evaluation

    • Why Conduct a Program Evaluation? by Child Trends

    • YouthREX’s Framework for Evaluating Youth Wellbeing

    • Developing Evaluation Questions by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    • Taking the youth program evaluation plunge by Sidney Shapiro

    • Reflect & Share: Discussion Board

  • 3

    01B: Using Quantitative Data in Program Evaluation

    • Downloadable Lecture Slides

    • 01B: Using Quantitative Data in Program Evaluation

    • Basic Data Types by Michael Castello

    • Analyzing Quantitative Data for Evaluation by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    • Using Central Tendency Measures to Describe Data

    • Reflect and Share: Discussion Board

  • 4

    Post Module Feedback Survey

    • Instructions

    • Feedback