Cyber Service! is guided by two primary goals:
The external evaluation of Cyber Service! is intended to satisfy NSF ATE's requirement that all funded partnership projects conduct a thorough assessment of their activities. The evaluation has been a coordinated effort between the project’s P.I., Dr. Elizabeth Hawthorne, and the external evaluator, Blake Urbach of Preferred Program Evaluations. Throughout the performance period, the evaluator and project team will continue to meet regularly to discuss project implementation and milestones; intended and collateral impacts, and data collection, interpretation, and adjustment.
To adequately assess the progress and achievement of the project’s objectives, a holistic evaluation plan using both qualitative and quantitative measures has been developed. The evaluation of Cyber Service! has been designed to:
The evaluation will be participatory and ongoing, and guided by the following questions to inform project activities, improvement, and outcomes.