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Examples of Evaluation Reports that Use Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis

College access outreach programs consistently use quantitative and qualitative data analysis to evaluate their program effectiveness, explore participant outcomes, and/or to gain a deeper understanding of their program participants and their lives. Here is a sampling of evaluation reports from outreach program evaluation studies.


American Evaluation Association (AEA).

Krathwohl, D. R. (1998). Methods of Educational and Social Science Research: An Integrated Approach (Second Edition). Ney York, NY: Longman.

Miles, M.B, and Huberman, A.M. (1994). Qualitative Data Analysis. (2nd Ed.). Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

National Science Foundation. (1997). User Friendly Handbook for Mixed Methods Evaluations. Retrieved from

Taylor-Powell, E. and Renner, M. (2003). Analyzing Qualitative Data. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Extension. Retrieved from

Trochim, W. M. K. (2006). Research Methods Knowledge Base.

United Way of America. (1996). Measuring Program Outcomes: A Practical Approach. Alexandria, VA: United Way of America.