Beyond Rigor: Improving Evaluations With Diverse Populations

The Beyond Rigor website provides tips to design, implement and assess the quality of evaluations on programs and projects to improve the quality, quantity and diversity of the STEM workforce.


  • Tips to improve accuracy of data collection, quality of analysis, and appropriateness of data collected, while taking context into account
  • Tips for program officers and reviewers to better critique evaluation plans, assess how well the evaluation is working throughout the project period, and improve evaluations
  • Information from existing resources on STEM Broadening Participation (BP) Evaluations
Last Updated 08/24/2015