The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University is committed to advancing the theory, practice and utilization of evaluation through research, education, service and leadership.



  • The Evaluation Center is pleased to announce the latest addition to our Evaluation Checklist collection: Effective Communication Strategies for Interviews and Focus GroupsThis checklist presents key concepts to consider when planning and conducting interviews and focus groups. Attending to both verbal and non-verbal aspects of communication in these settings can improve the experience for both data collectors and participants. Visit the Evaluation Checklist website and be sure to take a look at our other checklists while you’re there.