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Conference Tips for Newbie Evaluators

Conference Tips for Newbie Evaluators

Are you getting excited for the American Evaluation Association’s conference next week in Minneapolis? This week I’m sharing conference tips for newbie evaluators and first-time conference attendees. While many of these ideas will be obvious for experienced evaluators, these ideas won’t be obvious for your coworkers…

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And the countdown begins: 19 days until #eval12

And the countdown begins: 19 days until #eval12

When I realized that the American Evaluation Association’s conference is only 19 days away:   When I checked the schedule and realized the sessions start at 7am:   When I’m already flooded with work before the conference:   When I still have to finish a…

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Is the evaluation hurting the program?

Is the evaluation hurting the program?

We were extremely fortunate to have past and present Presidents of the American Evaluation Association as our guest speakers at the 2012 Eastern Evaluation Research Society’s conference – Eleanor Chelimsky, Jennifer Greene, and Rodney Hopson. Even though the conference was a couple weeks ago, I’m…

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How do you know when you’ve given a great presentation?

How do you know when you’ve given a great presentation?

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about great presentations, trainings, and workshops as part of the American Evaluation Association’s Potent Presentations Initiative (p2i). Here’s something I’ve been pondering: How do you know when you’ve given a great conference presentation? My ideas so far: People walk up to…

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