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The Graph’s Scale: Actual Maximum Value or Potential Maximum Value?

The Graph’s Scale: Actual Maximum Value or Potential Maximum Value?

Fine-tune your graphs by discussing this question with your colleagues: should our graph’s axes extend to the dataset’s actual maximum value or to the potential maximum value? Option A: Axis stretches just past the actual maximum value (30% in this example) The biggest number is 26%, and…

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Facilitating Focus Groups vs. Facilitating Other Types of Group Discussions

Facilitating Focus Groups vs. Facilitating Other Types of Group Discussions

A lovely side effect of building an organizational culture of learning is that there’s a huge demand for qualitative research like interviews and focus groups. However, with so few internal evaluators, it’s hard to keep up with the demand. I’ve trained a handful of non-evaluators at our…

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