Empowerment Evaluation Summary

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is a good idea for promoting ownership, engagement and commitment to get to the desired result and ensure the sustainability of that results. It also contributes to increased commitment of Participants to fulfil their obligation to constantly monitor progress and initiating new strategies as informed by the monitoring information which is related to principle seven of empowerment evaluation which is about using results for continuity. Cook-Graig & L.Siebold, (2017) also agrees that the two projects in this case study used a Getting to Outcomes (GTO) ten-step planning process guided by principles of empowerment evaluation principles as highlighted in the discussion of the case study. 5. EMPOWERMENT EVALUATION CRITICISM Stufflebeam, (1994) argues…show more content…
I.Donalson, et al., (2010) Applauds empowerment evaluation but argues that the things that empowerment evaluation does are not models for doing evaluations rather they are just ways of teaching people how to do evaluation because an evaluator with principles will not offer a client a product that was completed by people who do not have experience but will want to modify it such that it is up to standard. Furthermore, the three steps discussed in empowerment evaluation are argued to be the generic evaluation steps so they do not necessarily make it different to other evaluation approaches. Another thing is, looking at the ten principles, David does not specify which elements are central to empowerment evaluation because those are just principles to describe an approach (I.Donalson, et al., 2010). Additionally, in the discussions on empowerment evaluation, it does become clear which programs, settings or conditions are appropriate for empowerment evalauation simply because the connection between its processes and attainment of social justice or emancipation is undefined (Miller & Cambell,

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