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What is the difference between formative and summative evaluation?

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Francis Chow
7 April 2020
What is the difference between formative and summative evaluation?

What is the difference between formative and summative evaluation?

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Sandra
17 June 2020

Welcome ^^

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Francis Chow
17 June 2020

Thanks.

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Sandra
17 June 2020

•Formative Evaluation (monitoring approach) is "... evaluation designed, done, and intended to support the process of improvement (Scriven, 1991).”
•Summative Evaluation (outcome-oriented approach)
-typically involves the preparation of a formal report outlining the impact of a program.
-For instance, an evaluation report will typically detail who participated in a program, what activities affected them, and what gains or improvements, resulted from their participation

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