Program Evaluation in Civic Engagement: A Case Study of Tisch Summer Fellows Program
Date & Time
Thursday, March 31, 2022, 12:25 PM - 1:15 PM
(UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Session Type
Knowledge-to-Action Workshop

This workshop will provide an overview of the Tisch Summer Fellows (TSF) program, a signature program at the Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University. There will be four components to this workshop: 1) an overview of Tisch College’s mission and different components that we offer to students 2) an explanation of our evaluation framework and development of objectives specific to the TSF, 3) a summary of data for the Tisch Summer Fellows, and 4) group workshop time for participants to think about their own assessment strategies. Participants of this workshop will have an opportunity to share ideas and gain feedback for evaluation and assessment ideas for their own programs.

|Learning outcomes:

  • Build understanding of core components of Tisch College’s programs and assessment strategy
  • Develop tangible strategies for understanding program impact in addition to program satisfaction
  • Create shared knowledge on ways to use evaluation to improve programs and to contribute new knowledge and insight to the field of civic engagement