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

    Module One: The Evaluation Context

    • Welcome to Module 1

    • Online Program Evaluation Certificate Outline

    • Pre-Evaluation Survey

    • Introductory Webinar Video

    • Frequently Asked Questions

  • 2

    Lesson 01: The Ontario Youth Sector

    • Downloadable Lecture Slides

    • Lecture 01A: Stepping Up Framework for Youth Wellbeing

    • Lecture 01B: Evaluation and Action in Ontario’s Youth Sector

    • Ask an Expert: Program Evaluation Basics by Transforming Youth Outdoors

    • The State of Evaluation by Ontario Nonprofit Network

    • Youth Sector Leaders: Perspectives on Evaluation

    • Stepping Up Executive Summary

    • YouthREX Beyond Measure: At-A-Glance Mini Report

    • Reflect and Share: Discussion Board

    • Reflect and Share: Discussion Board

  • 3

    NEW: COVID-19 Resources

    • Navigating Evaluation during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    • Now and going forward – why evidence still matters

    • Ideas for evaluation in crisis

    • 2-Part Blog Series from Better Evaluation: Adapting evaluation in the time of COVID-19

    • YouthREX's COVID-19 Resources

  • 4

    Lesson 02: What, Why & How? The Fundamentals of Program Evaluation of Youth Wellbeing

    • Downloadable Lecture Slides

    • Lecture 02A: Evaluation 101

    • Lecture 02B: YouthREX Framework for Evaluating Youth Wellbeing

    • Lecture 02C: The Politics of Evaluation

    • Lesson 02D: Ethical Considerations in Program Evaluations

    • Replacing Dead Links

    • Measuring Impact- Samantha Yamada at TEDxYorkU 2012

    • 10 Things to Know About Evaluation

    • The YouthREX Framework for Evaluating Youth Wellbeing

    • Three Videos on Evaluation Lenses​ (Lecture 02B)

    • Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Informed Consent In Program Evaluations

    • Guidelines for Conducting Research with People who are Homeless-York University

    • Reflect and Share: Discussion Board

    • Reflect and Share: Discussion Board

  • 5

    Post-Module Feedback Survey

    • Instructions

    • Feedback