Data Visualization and Reporting

Kylie Hutchinson on High Impact Low Tech Reporting Options

My name is Kylie Hutchinson.  I am an independent evaluation consultant and trainer with Community Solutions Planning & Evaluation.  I am one of the facilitators of the Canadian Evaluation Society’s Essential Skills Series course in Canada and regularly present a workshop on Effective Reporting Techniques for Evaluators at AEA conferences and the AEA Summer Institute.  …

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Susan Kistler on Suggesting Data Visualizations to Win a Copy of Evaluation Strategies for Communicating and Reporting

I’m Susan Kistler, the American Evaluation Association’s Executive Director, and I contribute each Saturday’s aea365 post. What a great week of content on Data Visualization and Reporting (DVR)! Thanks to everyone who contributed, commented, and collaborated to make it happen. I’m excited to explore the breadth and depth of DVR resources and believe that this …

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DVR Week: John Nash on Tips for Submitting Proposals to the DVR TIG

I’m John Nash and I’m the program co-chair, with Stuart Henderson, for the American Evaluation Association’s newest Topical Interest Group, Data Visualization and Reporting (DVR TIG). I also blog at Reform By Design. I’m here to help you turn the work you may be doing with data visualization and innovative evaluation reporting into proposals for …

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DVR Week: Amy Germuth on Using Visual Design Principles

……When old age shall this generation waste, Thou shalt remain, in midst of other woe Than ours, a friend to man, to whom thou say’st, ‘Beauty is truth, truth beauty,—that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know.’ – John Keats ‘Ode to a Grecian Urn’ Hi, I am Amy Germuth, …

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DVR Week: Stuart Henderson on Using SmartDraw for Concept and Data Visualization

I am Stuart Henderson, Associate Director of Evaluation for the Clinical and Translational Science Center at the University of California, Davis. I have found that incorporating visual representations of concepts and data has helped me become a better evaluator and communicator. A software program that allows me to efficiently create visuals is SmartDraw. Although you …

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DVR Week: Juan Paulo Ramirez on Using Google Analytics

Hello, my name is Juan Paulo Ramírez, independent consultant, sole owner of “GIS and Human Dimensions, L.L.C.” As many of you may know Google Analytics (GA) allows you to track down the number of visitors that a website receives during a certain period of time. But GA does a lot more than that. If you …

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DVR Week: Chris Lysy on Data Sources that Embrace Data Visualization

My name is Chris Lysy and I am a Research Analyst at Westat. I am the creator of EvalCentral and I also blog at Fresh Spectrum. Additionally, you can find me on Twitter: @clysy. One promising new online trend is the addition of data visualization tools on major data source websites. So often data is …

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DVR Week: Stephanie Evergreen on the Data Visualization and Reporting TIG

My name is Stephanie Evergreen and I am so proud to be the founding Chair of the newest Topical Interest Group in AEA. What new TIG, you ask? It’s the Data Visualization and Reporting TIG. And we are so geeked to be here that we’ve taken over a whole week of aea365 to share with …

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Susan Kistler on Welcoming the Data Visualization & Reporting TIG and DVR Resources

My name is Susan Kistler, the American Evaluation Association’s Executive Director. This week I am excited to welcome AEA’s newest Topical Interest Group (TIG) focusing on Data Visualization and Reporting (DVR). All this week, we’ll be reading aea365 posts from our DVR colleagues and have DVR items highlighted on the Headlines and Resources list (you …

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Susan Kistler on Learning From and Reporting Subscriber and Pageview Data

I’m Susan Kistler, the American Evaluation Association’s Executive Director, and I contribute each Saturday’s aea365 post. The start of the year seemed like a good time to look reflectively at 2010 monitoring data for aea365. Lesson Learned – Compile information from multiple sources: Back in May, I wrote about monitoring blog use using Feedburner and …

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