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#38. Answering Section 1 of the Impact Questions

Updated: Nov 6, 2018

Last week's Carnegie Hack offered the standard outline for answering all four Impact questions. This week, we're fleshing out Section 1.

The following is based on the advice provided in the official Carnegie Classification application framework for 1st time applicants.

Impact Question Outline Section 1:

Describe data collection mechanisms

  1. Types of instruments

  2. Data collection frequency and schedule

  3. Topics of the instruments

The data collections mechanisms you will describe for any of the 4 constituencies:

The key findings you describe for any of the four constituencies should:

  1. Address changes experienced by the constituency

  2. Avoid changes that the constituency created for others

  3. Address positive changes resulting from community engagement

  4. Such as students who participated in CE graduated at a higher rate than students who didn't


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