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Title: Understanding Program Monitoring: The Relationships Among Outcomes, Indicators, Measures, and Targets
Description: This guide offers a resource for educators, program managers, administrators, and researchers to build capacity in monitoring program outcomes effectively. The guide provides concise definitions of program monitoring components and illustrates the framework for assessing the progress of a program. Examples demonstrating the relationships between outcomes, indicators, measures, benchmarks, baselines, and targets are also included. By following a program monitoring framework, policymakers and practitioners can monitor and evaluate a program to make better data-informed decisions.

This guide is one piece of a four-part series on program planning and monitoring released by REL Pacific at McREL
Online Availability:
Cover Date: February 2014
Web Release: February 25, 2014
Print Release:
Publication #: REL 2014011
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: REL
Associated Centers: NCEE
Type of Product: Tools
Questions: For questions about the content of this Tools, please contact:
Erin Pollard.