Tag archive for utilization-focused evaluation

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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My inner evaluation demons [Guest cartoon from Chris Lysy]

My inner evaluation demons [Guest cartoon from Chris Lysy]

We all have our inner evaluation demons. In my quest towards evaluation use, I encounter this little angel and demon on a near-daily basis: What are you inner evaluation demons, and how do you battle them? Is it possible to strike a balance between your…

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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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