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YFE TIG Week: Engaging young people in online consultations using Slack by Dr. Natasha Koustova and Kimberly Bowman

We are Dr. Natasha Koustova and Kimberly Bowman and we work with Girl Guides of Canada.  Girl Guides represents nearly 100,000 girls and women across Canada and aims to be a catalyst for girls empowering girls.  As staff, we look for opportunities to meaningfully incorporate girls and ‘girl-voice’ into the organization’s design, research and evaluation …

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Call for Submissions for the Canadian Evaluation Society’s 40th National Conference by Nancy Carter, Andrealisa Belzer and Louise Adongo

AEA365 Curator Note: This Saturday, AEA Staff and AEA365 curators are stepping aside and featuring a special post from our friends at the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES). Enjoy! We are Nancy Carter, Andrealisa Belzer and Louise Adongo and as Co-chairs for the 2019 Canadian Evaluation Society’s 40th annual conference we are excited to invite you …

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EERS Week: The Swimmy Model – Strategic Partnerships to Survive in a Changing Evaluation Market by Kirk Knestis

Kirk Knestis here, Eastern Evaluation Research Society (EERS) President-elect, now with Inciter (nee Carson Research Consulting) in Baltimore. As you’ve heard from other EERS Board members, our upcoming conference theme is Adapt! Evaluators in a Changing World. It’s increasingly clear that some powerful changes we face are in the market for evaluation services. It seems …

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EERS Week: The Voldemort Effect by Jennifer Hamilton

My name is Jennifer Hamilton, and I am the Vice President for Education and Child Development at NORC at the University of Chicago and Past President of the Eastern Evaluation Research Society (EERS), an AEA affiliate. I am also a methodologist, who sometimes tweets about evaluation (@limeygrl). Given the increasing necessity for evaluators to adapt to our changing world …

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EERS Week: Planning Study Sample Sizes by Eric Hedberg

My name is Eric Hedberg and I am a Senior Research Scientist at NORC at the University of Chicago. My role at NORC is best described as a social and behavioral research methodologist. “Power” in study planning refers to the probability of detecting an effect should it exist given a sample design and size. My …

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EERS Week: Evaluating in the Midst of Complexity by Patricia Moore Shaffer

Hi, I’m Patricia Moore Shaffer, Deputy Director, Research & Analysis, at the National Endowment for the Arts and Board Member of the Eastern Evaluation Research Society. The National Endowment for the Arts is the independent federal agency whose funding and support gives Americans the opportunity to participate in the arts, exercise their imaginations, and develop their …

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EERS Week: Adapt!: Lessons for evaluation from the #AdaptDev community by Tom Archibald

My name is Tom Archibald, Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education at Virginia Tech and Board Member of the Eastern Evaluation Research Society (EERS). In keeping with this week’s reflections on the EERS 2019 conference theme, Adapt! Evaluators in a Changing World, I would like to share some insights and …

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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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Reflections on #Eval18 by Jayne Corso

Hi my name is Jayne Corso and I am the Community Manager for AEA. #Eval18 was almost a month ago, but I love seeing stories about how attendees are using the knowledge gained in Cleveland. I have included some tweets that share reflections from Evaluation 2018. Share your reflections and lessons learned with us using …

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