Now that Darcy has defined the problem, selected an evidence-based program, and developed the program logic, she can proceed to the next step in the evaluation process: identifying performance measures. These measures should assess progress toward reaching the goals and objectives.
There are two types of performance measures: process measures and outcome measures.
PROCESS MEASURES: Data used to demonstrate the implementation of activities. These include products of activities and indicators of services provided.
OUTCOME MEASURES: Data used to measure achievement of objectives and goal(s).