Focusing In: Evaluators Reflect on Focus Groups in Afterschool Settings

March 1st, 2007 | RESEARCH

As program evaluations become increasingly popular (and necessary), afterschool program evaluators seek appropriate evaluation methods. Focus groups with participants and staff offer a great deal of promise, but they also offer specific challenges that must be addressed in order to use this method successfully.


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Team Members

Nicole Schaefer-McDaniel, Author, ActKnowledge
Kimberly Libman, Author, ActKnowledge
Sarah Zeller-Berkman, Author, ActKnowledge
Kira Krenichyn, Author, ActKnowledge


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 6
Page(s): 25

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs