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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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Researchers vs. Evaluators: How Much Do We Have in Common?

Researchers vs. Evaluators: How Much Do We Have in Common?

I started working as a research assistant with various psychology, education, and public policy projects during college. While friends spent their summers waitressing or babysitting, I was entering data, cleaning data, and transcribing interviews. Yay. Thankfully those days are mostly behind me… A few years ago,…

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