Ann K. Emery I design information and share my strategies through keynotes and custom workshops. - page 30

Visualization/graphic design ideas?

Visualization/graphic design ideas?

Fellow evaluators and data visualization enthusiasts, In addition to my internal evaluation job, I also work part-time for the Eastern Evaluation Research Society, a regional affiliate of the American Evaluation Association. The Eastern Evaluation Research Society conference is quickly approaching, and I’m putting the finishing…

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Helpful hints for job-hunting evaluators

Helpful hints for job-hunting evaluators

I recently accepted a new evaluation position, so I’m helping my teammate find a replacement for me. We’ve received more than a dozen resumes over the past two days, and I’d like to share some lessons learned throughout this process. Here are some helpful hints for job-hunting…

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How much “evidence” does it take to convince an evaluator?

How much “evidence” does it take to convince an evaluator?

I share an office with an evaluator from Brazil and an evaluator from France. I feel it is my duty to educate them on all things American, like Ramen noodles, Slurpees, and American television. I recently introduced my teammates to Saturday Night Live and a brilliant Scared Straight…

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How do I get better at program evaluation?

How do I get better at program evaluation?

Program evaluation is still a pretty new field. There are plenty of evaluation textbooks and a handful of graduate programs and courses, but I believe the best way to improve your evaluation skills is by talking with other evaluators. Sometimes people mistakenly think that networking = job…

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My ongoing quest to define a “culture of learning”

My ongoing quest to define a “culture of learning”

Data, research, and evaluation have been on everyone’s radar for a while now. Schools took data seriously after NCLB in 2001, and nonprofits and their donors are also starting to take a closer look at their numbers. Data’s exciting, but using data to inform action…

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