HIV Educational Impact Assessment: Objectively Measuring Education with IRT

This video shows how New Dominion Philanthropy Metrics created a measurement scale to assess the impact of HIV educational interventions carried in Narobi Kenya. Item Response Theory was used to create and refine this scale to measure HIV knowledge, attitudes and practices of beneificaries. This methodology can be applied to various sectors to [...]

Measuring Outcomes and Evaluating Programs

As mentioned in a previous posting, many non-profit organizations spend significant time outlining project goals, while devoting relatively few resources to the task of evaluating whether these goals are met. The lack of output data often leads to a crisis in writing the final report. Many organizations compensate by overemphasizing stories of transformation at the [...]