Tag archive for Chris Lysy

The best Ignite presentations are when the presenter stumbles over words [Guest post by Kevin Flora]

The best Ignite presentations are when the presenter stumbles over words [Guest post by Kevin Flora]

Ignite sessions… a presentation format started by O’Reilly that I thought would never stick around. The more I conduct my own presentations, I feel as though the audience engagement and personal enthusiasm is a direct reflection of my content. If this theory holds true, then…

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Tattoos for evaluators [Cartoon by Chris Lysy]

Tattoos for evaluators [Cartoon by Chris Lysy]

When I compared researchers and evaluators, Jen Hamilton commented that she’d like to get “correlation is not causation” tattooed across her forehead. We couldn’t agree more! P.S. Check out freshspectrum.com for more evaluation cartoons from Chris Lysy.

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My inner evaluation demons [Guest cartoon from Chris Lysy]

My inner evaluation demons [Guest cartoon from Chris Lysy]

We all have our inner evaluation demons. In my quest towards evaluation use, I encounter this little angel and demon on a near-daily basis: What are you inner evaluation demons, and how do you battle them? Is it possible to strike a balance between your…

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Adventures of a New Evaluator

Adventures of a New Evaluator

Evaluation is an exciting field. I’m always impressed to watch colleagues designing and conducting evaluations, as well as finding great ways to share results and make sure findings get used. Lately, I’ve been particularly impressed with the growing number of evaluators who are sharing their insights  through…

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