Entries Tagged as 'Miscellaneous'
May 4th, 2014 · Comments
April 12th, 2014 · Comments
- John Mayne and Contribution Analysis
- Jennifer Greene and Mixed Methods
- European Evaluation Society 2014 conference
February 1st, 2014 · Comments
September 1st, 2013 · Comments
Anyone in the mood for a horse race? Today we tackle the issue of different and competing evaluation approaches, models, types, whatever you want to call them, plus the challenges of inconsistent terminology in our field.
- Terminology in evaluation: Approaches, types (purposes), methods, analysis techniques and designs
- Untangling Evaluation Terms – Discussing Evaluation 'Types' With Clients Often More Useful Than Evaluation 'Approaches'
If you're interested in the free Evaluation Glossary Mobile App you can download it here.
August 1st, 2013 · Comments
This week we're thrilled to have Hallie Preskill join us to give a shortened version of her keynote speech at CES2013 in Toronto.
- Evaluating Social Innovation
- Breakthroughs in Shared Measurement
- Buiding Evaluation Capacity
- Reframing Evaluation Through Appreciative Inquiry
- Developmental Evaluation graphic (full article)
May 12th, 2013 · Comments
Hi Everyone, This week we've got Dawn Campbell-Borland and Dayna Albert as guests giving us a sneak preview into this year's CES conference in Toronto, June 9 - 12th. This year's theme is "Evaluation Across Boundaries". They have some great workshops, keynotes, and presentations lined up, so have a listen!
For more information about the conference please visit http://cestoronto2013.ca/.
Cheers, Kylie & James
March 16th, 2013 · Comments
It's March again, and evaluators everywhere are frantically racing to meet multiple deadlines. (In fact, Kylie almost forgot to post this episode herself.) Have a listen to James and Kylie discussing some of their techniques for dealing with March madness.
How do you deal with it? Leave us your comment below.
February 17th, 2013 · Comments
This week we're pleased to have Chris Lysy, evaluation cartoonist, as our special guest. Chris talks with us about the use of humour in evaluation. To see more of Chris' evaluation funnies visit his website here.
And here's a link to another example of humour in evaluation: Roger Miranda's Eva the Evaluator.
December 21st, 2012 · Comments
This week we again chat about a number of miscellaneous items including helpful proverbs for explaining evaluation in different cultures and mobile data collections.
Here are the links to the West African Proverbs for evaluation and the 30 Ideas for Building a Culture of Evaluation. You can join the AEA365 Tip A Day here and all the Evaluator Christmas Carols here. Apologies for Kylie's singing.
James & Kylie
ps-bigger apologies about my countertop ramblings!!~James
December 11th, 2012 · Comments
In this episode Kylie and James debrief their respective weeks in evaluation and end up covering a multitude of subjects including re-discovering one's stats skills, evaluator objectivity, and reporting to senior execs.
To see the Chris Lysy cartoon we reference click here.
Here's an example of the Post-it note technique Kylie refers to:
And the stock photo:
"Help, my son is a stock photo photographer..."
And here's the link to the Government of Canada's Treasury Board report, "2011 Health of the Evaluation Function" that we...uh...didn't get around to discussing.
Until next time,
James and Kylie