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Tackling Organizational Challenges with Evaluation Tools by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Happy weekend! I’m Elizabeth DiLuzio, volunteer curator for AEA365, and lately I have been captivated by the brilliance of the tools for which we are best known: the Theory of Change (TOC) and the Logic Model (LM). What I learned about them in grad school was a bit reductive: that they are products to be …

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These Open Data Portals Have the Information You’ve Been Seeking by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Happy weekend! I’m Elizabeth DiLuzio, volunteer curator for AEA365. In honor of International Open Data Day on March 6th, I want to share some of my favorite open data sources with you. But first, let’s level set a moment. What is Open Data? According to Open Knowledge Foundation, open data is information that people are …

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Where Do I Begin? : Using Best Practices in Culture Change to Incorporate Participatory Evaluation Into Your Work by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Happy weekend! I’m Elizabeth DiLuzio – volunteer curator for AEA365, internal evaluator at Good Shepherd Services, and instructor of Quantitative Methods in Evaluation at New York University. Recently, a few people asked me what I think are the first steps to incorporating a participatory evaluation practice. Suspecting that this is a popular topic these days, I …

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Tips on Following Up After a (Virtual) Conference by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Hi AEA! My name is Elizabeth DiLuzio, volunteer curator for AEA365, internal evaluator at Good Shepherd Services, and instructor of Quantitative Methods in Evaluation at New York University. Whether AEA’s is the first or one hundredth conference you’ve attended, turning the people you meet into colleagues and friends can be a challenge. Here are some tips …

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Spreadsheet vs Database: Which One is Right for Me? by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Happy weekend, data aficionados! My name is Elizabeth DiLuzio, volunteer curator for AEA365, internal evaluator at Good Shepherd Services, and instructor of Quantitative Methods in Evaluation at New York University. This week, one of our professional nightmares became a reality at Public Health England (PHE): they failed to properly contact trace nearly 16,000 positive COVID …

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Level Up: Growing Your Approach to Participatory Evaluation by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Happy Saturday! My name is Elizabeth DiLuzio, AEA365 Curator + Contributor and Evaluation + Strategy Manager at Good Shepherd Services. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been engaged in a lot of conversations about participatory action evaluation (herewithin participatory evaluation) lately. It seems as if we are all in our corners of the country, …

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Evaluation’s Role in a Data-Driven Reopening of Society by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Happy Saturday! I’m Elizabeth DiLuzio, AEA365 Curator + Contributor and Evaluation + Strategy Manager at Good Shepherd Services. Like many of you, I have been giving a lot of thought to our role as evaluator during COVID. More specifically, as our country shifts from stay-at-home initiatives to restore and reconstruct, how can we assist governments, …

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Self-Care in the Age of Coronavirus by Elizabeth DiLuzio

Hello and Happy Saturday! This is Elizabeth DiLuzio, AEA365 Curator + Editor and Manager of Evaluation and Strategy at Good Shepherd Services. If you’re anything like me, the last few weeks have been a rollercoaster. There is no way to deny that this global pandemic – and our response to it – is taking an …

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Tips + Resources for Virtual Gatherings During This Global Pandemic by Elizabeth DiLuzio + Laura Zatlin

Hello and Happy Saturday! This is Elizabeth DiLuzio (AEA365 Curator + Editor and Manager of Evaluation + Strategy at Good Shepherd Services) and Laura Zatlin (Manager of Community-Based Programs at Good Shepherd Services). As Part II of our COVID-19 resource exchange, we want to share a list of tips and resources for virtually gathering people …

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