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Evaluation workbook – Purpose for evaluation and outlining challenges

In this activity you will work on an individual evaluation workbook to complete a number of reflective activities and develop an evaluation plan.
A stopwatch with Time To Evaluate written on it.
Throughout this course you will be working on an individual evaluation workbook, where you will be prompted to complete a number of reflective activities, which will help you in developing an evaluation plan. 

The reflections completed in this workbook are designed to help you synthesise key concepts that have been covered, encourage you to reflect on them critically, and reflect on your own evaluation practices.

When prompted to complete a workbook activity, navigate to your Evaluation Workbook and complete the associated activity. When you have completed your Evaluation Workbook activity, you will have an opportunity to share some of your thoughts and findings with your peers in the “Comments” section.

Workbook: Defining evaluation

To begin with, we are just looking at your purpose for evaluation and any challenges you may have. 
Navigate to Activity 1: Defining evaluation in your Evaluation Workbook, and complete the activity by following the prompts provided.


  1. Save a copy of the Evaluation Workbook (Word doc) to a suitable location on your device or online storage which will make it easy to access and edit your document.
  2. When prompted to work in your Evaluation Workbook, navigate to your saved copy of the document and complete the relevant activity. 
  3. Ensure the document has been saved after you have completed each activity.
  4. At the end of each activity, you will be prompted to share some of your findings and experiences with your peers in the “Comments” section. 
Once you have completed this activity, return to this page.
Share your key evaluation question(s) with other learners in the Comments section below.

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