Elizabeth DiLuzio

RoE TIG Week: Integrating Me-search and Re-search by John LaVelle

Hello!  My name is John LaVelle.  I am on the Evaluation Studies faculty at University of Minnesota, and one of the things I get to do is help my students conceptualize and implement original research on the field of evaluation (RoE).  We organize our projects by Mel Mark’s research on evaluation taxonomy: contexts, activities, outcomes, …

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RoE TIG Week: Evaluator Competencies Assessment Tool (ECAT) by Minji Cho, Ann Marie Castleman, Haley Umans, and Mike Mwirigi

Hi! We are Minji Cho, Ann Marie Castleman, Haley Umans, and Mike Mwirigi. We are students in the Claremont Graduate University’s Evaluation and Applied Research doctoral program. For the past year, we have been developing the Evaluator Competencies Assessment Tool (ECAT) which provides evaluators and researchers with a survey to evaluate competencies in five domains: …

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RoE TIG Week: Getting RoE Published by J. Bradley Cousins

Got a publication idea but don’t know where to start? Looking for some practical tips to help get your research out the door? This blog is for you. Greetings. I’m Brad Cousins, Professor Emeritus at the University of Ottawa, Canada. I am kicking off the Research on Evaluation AEA365 Blog Week. I’ve spent the bulk of my …

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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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STEM TIG WEEK: CAISE’s Work to Support Evaluation in Informal STEM Learning Settings by Jamie Bell and Sasha Palmquist

Hello, we are Jamie Bell and Sasha Palmquist from the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE), the resource center for the National Science Foundation Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program. Our work to support evaluation of informal STEM education has taken many forms since the launch of our InformalScience.org website in 2012. Resources …

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STEM TIG WEEK: Share and Share Alike: Challenges and Lessons Learned from Using Embedded Assessments as Shared Measures by Veronica Del Bianco, Cathlyn (Cat) Davis Stylinski, Rachel Becker-Klein, Amy Grack Nelson, Karen Peterman and Jenna Linhart

Hello – we are a team of evaluators and researchers who work together on a project called Streamlinine Embedded Assessments (NSF #1713434), and we want to share a bit about our efforts to develop embedded assessments as a form of shared measures that can serve the needs and context within citizen science and other forms …

STEM TIG WEEK: Share and Share Alike: Challenges and Lessons Learned from Using Embedded Assessments as Shared Measures by Veronica Del Bianco, Cathlyn (Cat) Davis Stylinski, Rachel Becker-Klein, Amy Grack Nelson, Karen Peterman and Jenna Linhart Read More »

STEM TIG WEEK: Generating and Supporting Innovative Strategies to Build Evaluation Capacity in Communities Historically Underrepresented In STEM by Frances Carter-Johnson, Felicia Fullilove, Mark Leddy, Regina Sievert, Simone Soso and Eric Stone

Hi, we’re Frances Carter-Johnson, Felicia Fullilove, Mark Leddy, Regina Sievert, Simone Soso and Eric Stone. We facilitated an Evaluation 2019 Think Tank entitled “Methods and Practices for Evaluation Capacity Building Projects in STEM Education Communities.” Our team included Data Scientists, AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellows, Program Officers and an AEA GEDI in the Directorate for …

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STEM TIG WEEK: Multi-modal Connecting with STEM Undergraduate Students to Increase Response Rates by Sharon O’Connor

This is Sharon O’Connor with the Center for Program Design & Evaluation (CPDE) at Dartmouth College. I don’t know about you, but I send out A LOT of online surveys. I used to hit the send button and then grumble and mumble when responses did not instantaneously come flooding in. When your response rates don’t …

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STEM TIG WEEK: Decreasing Intersectional Barriers in Youth Interventions by Shetay Ashford-Hanserd and Kathy Haynie

Hi, we are Shetay Ashford-Hanserd and Kathy Haynie, and we had a panel discussion at AEA 2019 entitled, “Intersectionality, Equity, and Evaluation: Decreasing Intersectional Barriers in NSF-Funded Youth Interventions”. In our discussion, we shared our experiences with three projects addressing equity issues faced by Black and Latino youth pursuing STEM degrees, Indigenous youth engaged in …

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Toward an Interactive Hub – Welcome to STEM Education and Training Week! by Jason Ravitz

My name is Jason Ravitz of Evaluation by Design LLC and I’m pleased to kick off this week of blogs for our AEA STEM Education and Training TIG. A lot of my work focuses on evaluation capacity building and tools to learn and grow better programs in STEM and computer science (CS) education. Today’s post …

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