Undamental aspects of Program Evaluation and its difference between pure research.

Please write a 3-5 page essay in which you discuss fundamental aspects of program evaluation. First, read the background readings for this module to provide you with sufficient perspective. You are also encouraged to search the current literature and read other materials to formulate your understanding.

In your essay, first define program evaluation in your own words and explain why it is done. How does program evaluation different from pure research?