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Developing Instruments to Measure Improvements in Arts Knowledge

This section first describes the process of developing and administering arts knowledge surveys and highlights key survey results at each YouthARTS program. It then describes the other methods used by Youth Arts Public Art and Urban smARTS to gather additional information about arts knowledge.

See page 163 of the full chapter PDF to read about several evaluation methodologies that other arts organizations have used to measure their effects on participating youth.

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The benefits and challenges of a well-planned outcome evaluation
A step-by-step approach for evaluating your arts program's outcome
Where to go for evaluation assistance
Developing instruments to measure improvements in arts knowledge

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