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Making Evaluation Happen When you are not in the Room: Part 2: Engaging People

Making Evaluation Happen When you are not in the Room: Part 2: Engaging People

This is the second of a three part series on how internal evaluators can build their organization’s evaluation capacity and is based on a talk at Eval 13 by the same name.  Last post, I wrote about starting from scratch when you first begin evaluation…

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New-ish Charts for Evaluation

New-ish Charts for Evaluation

You know the drill: Better charts = better communication = better understanding = better decision making. Whether you’re trying to highlight the most important findings, simplify that lengthy report, or just get someone to open your report in the first place, charts can be one…

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Making Evaluation Happen When you are not in the Room: Part 1, Starting From Scratch

Making Evaluation Happen When you are not in the Room: Part 1, Starting From Scratch

This is the first of a three part series on how internal evaluators can think about building their organization’s evaluation capacity and sustainability and is based on a talk at Eval13 by the same name. Any evaluator, internal or external, working to incorporate evaluative practices…

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The Conference is Over, Now What? Professional Development for Novice Evaluators

The Conference is Over, Now What? Professional Development for Novice Evaluators

At the American Evaluation Association’s annual conference in October 2013, I led a roundtable titled “The Conference is Over, Now What? Professional Development for Novice Evaluators.” We discussed ways that novices can deepen their knowledge, build their skills, socialize with other evaluators, and get involved…

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Exploring the Non-Profit Paradox – Evaluation and Non-Profits

Exploring the Non-Profit Paradox – Evaluation and Non-Profits

Hello, I’m Jamie Clearfield from the Collaborative for Evaluation and Assessment Capacity (CEAC) at the University of Pittsburgh. Having had the privilege to work with a range of community-based organizations (CBOs) and non-profit organizations in the United States and internationally, I have been continually struck…

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