The evaluation plan will consist of several different measures. These relate to:
(1) Infrastructure development: How successful has each Work Unit in Government been in establishing the infrastructure for the network? What have been the obstacles, successes and lessons learned? The first and the last evaluations will be undertaken in a workshop or Capacity Building, with the results compiled prepared for internal and external review. Formative, 6, 12 months; Outcome, 24 months. Workshop focus groups.
(2) Rural Information & Technology Center Development. What has been the IT Center output of the ICT Research and Support Unit after Years 1 & 2? What have been the obstacles, successes, and lessons? Formative, 12 months; outcome 24 months. Formatted reports.
(3) Rural Television Networking (RTN) use. What was the level of awareness and use of Sub District-produced RTN by consumers? With what appreciation and consequences? Formative, 12 months; outcome, 24 months. Community surveys. In addition, daily log sheets and comment/feedback kept at Rural Telephones.
(4) Training. How many Sub District, staff, students, officials, and others community members were trained in ICT-literacy? To what extent did training reach the poor? Women? Formative, 6, 12, 18 months; outcome 24 months. In addition, evaluation sheets at each training program. Surveys focus groups.
(5) Research and innovation. What innovations regarding ICTs-for-development have been used? What have been the results? How have positive outcomes been extended to prospective users? Formative, 12 months; outcome 24 months. Formatted written reports.
(6) Student satisfaction. How well did the students perform? What systems of incentives/rewards worked or did not work? How much did students learn about ICT-for-development? How satisfied were they with the internship/assistantship? 12 & 24 months, Government assessments, student focus groups.
(7) Rural Community (RC) satisfaction. How well did the RC perform? What systems of incentives/rewards worked or did not work? How much did students learn about information about Rural ICT-for-development? How satisfied were they with the Book Information Library and internship/assistantship and also Dissemination of Information for public? 12 & 24 months, Sub District & Local Government assessments, Community focus groups.
Reports of all evaluation measures will be shared with members of the network and partnership so sponsor. An overall report will be submitted to a PARTNERSHIP at the end of the info Rural IT Pilot Project grant program in West Southeast Maluku District (24 months or Two Years).
Project personnel will be encouraged to submit papers to professional organizations. The Project Team Leaders (Department of Transportation, Information and communication)) have a strong record in presenting papers for publication and for presentation at international meetings. The Appendix includes examples of such “diffusion” during the past two years.
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