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EERS Week: Evaluators as Codebreakers: How to Build a Culture of Evaluation by Elizabeth Grim

Hi! My name is Elizabeth Grim and I am a Senior Evaluation Consultant at The Consultation Center at Yale and a Board Member of the Eastern Evaluation Research Society (EERS). This week you’ll hear from other EERS board members and friends about the theme of our Spring conference (#EERS19) – Adapt! Evaluators in a Changing …

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Laurene Christensen and Vitaliy Shyyan on Conducting Online Focus Groups

Hi! We are Laurene Christensen and Vitaliy Shyyan from the National Center on Educational Outcomes. NCEO is a federally-funded technical assistance center that works primarily with state departments of education to help improve outcomes for students with disabilities, English learners, and English learners with disabilities. Our work often involves a national reach, including gathering information …

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MME Week: Leanne Kallemeyn , Daniela Schiazza, and Ann Marie Ryan on Using Mixed Methods to Conduct Integrated Data Analysis

Our evaluation team from Loyola University Chicago, School of Education–Leanne Kallemeyn, Assistant Professor; Daniela Schiazza, doctoral candidate and project coordinator; and Ann Marie Ryan, Associate Professor–have been working on an external evaluation of a U.S. Department of Education Teaching American History grant. For two years, we used mixed methods to report GPRA indicators—surveys, tests, tracking …

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Susan Eliot on Attributes of a Successful Qualitative Coder

Hi. I’m Susan Eliot, an independent consultant who specializes in qualitative methods. I live in Portland, Oregon but work with nonprofit and government agencies nationwide. In addition, I write a qualitative blog and teach workshops on qualitative topics. Anselm Strauss once said: “Any researcher who wishes to become proficient at doing qualitative analysis must learn …

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Sudharshan Seshadri on Mapping Resources for Conducting Useful Evaluations

Hello! My name is Sudharshan Seshadri and I am currently pursuing my Masters degree in Professional Studies specializing in Humanitarian Services Administration. My earlier post was a congregation of resources useful in conducting program evaluations catering to stakeholders of the project. In this post, I had planned to address the concerns of mapping the available …

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Susan Hibbard on Conducting Anonymous Focus Groups

Hello Colleagues. My name is Susan Hibbard and I am an Assistant Professor of Research & Evaluation at Florida Gulf Coast University. Through my work conducting research on evaluation, I experienced difficulty in recruiting participants for focus groups due to political sensitivity. I wanted to conduct focus groups with personnel who conduct program evaluations as …

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FIE TIG Week: Evaluation in the Era of #MeToo by Kate Locke and Rose Konecky

One of the most important social movements in the last decade became well-known for its effects in the entertainment, news, and political spheres. But it also strongly affects evaluators, and AEA has a responsibility and an opportunity to be responsive to it. Greetings! We are Kate Locke, Associate Director of Evaluation and Learning and Rose …

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FIE TIG Week: Excellent Sessions You Might Have Missed from the FIE TIG at AEA 2018 by Christine Bell

Welcome to the annual Feminist Issues in Evaluation TIG week! I am Christine Bell, program co-chair for the FIE TIG and evaluator at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research. For the theme of this week I have selected several “excellent sessions you might have missed” from AEA 2018 in the spirit of the “call for …

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Avoiding Predatory Publishers by Rebecca Reznik-Zellen and Lisa Palmer

Hello! We are Rebecca Reznik-Zellen and Lisa Palmer, librarians at the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Lamar Soutter Library. Have you ever received a suspicious email from an open access publisher or journal that you are unfamiliar with? Have they invited you to publish with them for a low publication fee or promised fast peer-review …

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