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How are Great Presenters Similar to Great Storytellers?

How are Great Presenters Similar to Great Storytellers?

I’m on a quest to learn more about potent presentations. I started by interviewing my husband, a non-evaluator who’s attended dozens and dozens of required trainings for his government job. I wanted to hear more about the best and worst trainings he’s attended and see whether the…

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Don’t order all the data on the “menu” – just a few dishes that can give you the information you’re most hungry for

Don’t order all the data on the “menu” – just a few dishes that can give you the information you’re most hungry for

Several of the managers at my youth center are developing a training curriculum for staff. They just finished the pilot cohort with about 30 of our staff members, and we’ve had a lot of conversations about different ways to evaluate the trainings. Here are some ideas…

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Evaluators interviewing evaluators

Evaluators interviewing evaluators

When I get my New Directions for Evaluation journal from the American Evaluation Association in the mail every few months, I like to skim through the articles during my metro ride to work. I recently read about an evaluator’s experiences at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) and I…

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