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ITE TIG Week: Developing Practical Skills and Critical Consciousness for Tech-enabled Evaluation by Zach Tilton, Linda Raftree, Kecia Berterman, and Ichhya Pant

Hi! We’re Zach Tilton, Linda Raftree, Kecia Berterman, and Ichhya Pant from the Integrating Technology into Evaluation Topical Interest Group. We’re thrilled to share with AEA365 readers a week of posts about the intersection of technology and evaluation. Though we’re certainly biased, we believe the new year provides a great opportunity to pause and take …

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DemTIG Week: Evaluating Democracy In Crisis: Emerging Lessons from the Fundamental Freedoms Consortium by Linda Stern

I’m Linda Stern, Director of Evaluation & Learning at the National Democratic Institute. I also lead a Research, Evaluation & Learning (REL) initiative with seven other democracy, human rights and labor (DRL) organizations under the Fundamental Freedoms Fund (FFF). Sponsored by the US Department of State, the objective of our consortium initiative is to build …

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ITE TIG Week: Research on Evaluation: Describing the Use of Technology in the Monitoring, Evaluation, Research, and Learning Space by Linda Raftree and Michael Harnar

Hello! It’s Linda Raftree and Michael Harnar here, both fresh from the MERL Tech Conference in Washington, DC September 4-6, 2019. Linda is the organizer of the conference, which brings together a multidisciplinary community of evaluators, non-profit professionals, data scientists, government agencies and funders to learn and share their work and their challenges in responsibly …

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Advocacy vs Objectivity in Evaluation by Yuan(Linda) Zhou

Hello everyone! I am Yuan (Linda) Zhou. Besides academic training in agricultural economics. I am a current student of Graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Program Evaluation at Carleton University (Ontario, CA).  As I am learning and practicing evaluation along with the program, I am building my understanding in research paradigms. I am especially interested …

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ICCE TIG Week: Data privacy starts at the design phase! By Linda Raftree

Linda Raftree, Digital Safeguarding Consultant, here to remind us that data privacy starts at the design phase. These days, discussion about data privacy and security seems to be everywhere. This increase in awareness has been spurred in part by legislation like the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), however high profile data breaches and manipulation …

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WE Affiliate Week: The Politics of Evaluation and the Evaluation of Politics by Linda Stern

I’m Linda Stern, director of monitoring, evaluation and learning at the National Democratic Institute (NDI) where my team and I evaluate international programs that strengthen democratic processes and institutions. As noted by the Thinking and Working Politically (TWP) community, development is not simply a technical process, but a political process — sometimes constraining  development and …

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Creating Solid Interview Guides by Laura Sefton and Linda Cabral

Greetings! We are Laura Sefton from the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Center for Health Policy and Research and Linda Cabral from Care Transformation Collaborative-Rhode Island. When choosing qualitative interviews as the data collection method for your evaluation project, developing an appropriate interview guide is key to gathering the information you need. The interviews should …

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DG TIG Week: Evaluating Political Networks for Democratic Change by Linda Stern

My name is Linda Stern, Director of Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL) at the National Democratic Institute.  One challenge to evaluating democracy assistance programs is developing comparative metrics for change in political networks overtime. The dynamism within political networks and the fluidity of the political environments make traditional cause-and-effect frameworks and indicators superficial for capturing …

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Approaching Document Review in a Systematic Way by Linda Cabral

Greetings AEA365 readers.  I’m Linda Cabral from the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Center for Health Policy and Research.  Many evaluations that I’ve been a part of in my 15+ year career have required a review of existing program documents.  This has involved a range of documents such as program descriptions, meeting minutes, proposals and …

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Experiments TIG Week: Melinda Davis on Research Designs and the Control Group Problem

I am Melinda Davis, a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona in Psychology, coordinate the Program Evaluation and Research Methods minor, and serve as Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Methods and Measurement in the Social Sciences.  In an ideal world, evaluation studies compare two groups that differ only on the treatment assignment.  Unfortunately, …

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