The following is a list of guides, further readings and resources which may be helpful for those wanting to engage in Creative Evaluation.

Creative data collection in non-formal settings (Method)
Laurene Christensen, Julie E. Nielsen, Christopher M. Rogers, Boris Volkov 
Four creative methods for addressing the special methodological challenges of non-formal education programs.

Creative Evaluation (Method)
Georgios Marentakis, David Pirrò and Marian Weger
Method for evaluating an interactive art exhibition through creating responsive artwork.


Evaluation Practice for Projects with Young People: A Guide to Creative Research (Guide)
Kaz Stuart, Lucy Maynard and Caroline Rouncefield 
A collection of evaluation tools. 


Choosing Methods and Processes (Guide)
Better Evaluation
A guide to selecting evaluation methods and processes. 


Evaluation: Practical Guidelines. A guide for evaluating public engagement activities (Guide)
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
A guide for all aspects of evaluating.  


Partnerships for learning: a guide to evaluating arts education projects (Guide) 
Arts Council England
A guide for self-evaluation. 


Making a Difference: A guide to evaluating public participation in central government (Guide) 
Department for Constitutional Affairs
A guide to evaluating public participation in central government. 

Little Book of Evaluation Tools: Curiosity Carnival Case studies (Guide)
University of Oxford
A guide highlighting methods to evaluate the impact of Public Engagement.


Evaluating Your Engagement Activities. Developing an Evaluation Plan (Guide)
The University of Manchester
Guide on developing an evaluation plan for public engagement activities.


The Change Collection (Guide)
 The Centre for Social Impact 
A series of guides and evaluation tools. 

A Guide To Using Storytelling To Evaluate Impact (Guide)
Arts at the Old Fire Station
Guide on storytelling as an impact evaluation method.  


Leapfrog: Simple Tools for Bringing People Together (Tool)
ImaginationLancaster in partnership with The Glasgow School of Art Institute of Design Innovation (GSA) 
A collection of evaluation toolboxes and tools.  


Mentimeter (Tool)
Mentimeter is a free, online and interactive presentation tool that allows presenters to quickly gather audience responses


Social Value Measurement Platform (Tool)
Impact Social Value Reporting Ltd 
A pay-for platform for social value measurement.  


Rainbow Framework (Tool)
Better Evaluation
A framework to help plan monitoring and evaluation activities
 
Evaluation Resources (Further Reading)
National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement
A collection of evaluation resources for evaluation various engagement activities.  

 Concepts and Contexts of Creative Evaluation Approaches (Further Reading)

Elisavet Christou, Violet Owen and Pınar Ceyhan
A journal article exploring different concepts and contexts of Creative Evaluation. 

Disrupt: Tools for sharing power (Further Reading)
Disrupt
A toolkit for artists and organisations working with communities, with a section on co-created evaluation approaches.  


Evaluation (Further Reading)
Public Health Scotland
List of publications of evaluation cases. 


Social Value Glossary (Further Reading)
Impact Social Value Reporting Ltd 
A glossary of the most common social value terms used today. 


Expanding Evaluation Design Towards the Biophysical Context (Further Reading)
Elisavet Christou, Violet Owen and Pınar Ceyhan
A conference paper exploring the Biophysical Context as an evaluative lens. 


Embracing the messiness: a creative approach to participatory arts evaluation 
(Further Reading)

Maia Mackney & Toby Young 
A journal article about participatory arts evaluation. 


Research and Evaluation Practice Resources (Resource Collection)
Centre for Cultural Value, University of Leeds
A free, online resource collection including guides, toolkits, case studies and readings on evaluation in the cultural sector.


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