Cartooning has been used as a tool to communicate findings in oral or written evaluation reports. Cartoons afford evaluators an opportunity to present findings in an illustrative and succinct way to attract the attention and interest of readers to an evaluation report. As pictorial representations, cartoons can reach out to audiences who may not be especially literate or familiar with the technical language in evaluation reporting. In this regard, cartoons are particularly useful for readers of an evaluation report who are visual learners.

The versatility of cartoons as a representational form can be seen in their ability to depict various kinds of ideas—humorous or grim; political, economic, or social; theological, philosophical, or psychological. The idea for a cartoon in an evaluation report can be derived in ...

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