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Martha Henry on Data Confidentiality and Data Ownership

I am Martha (Marty) Henry, founder and President of M.A. Henry Consulting, LLC in St. Louis.  Today I will be sharing a story and some hot tips about data confidentiality and data ownership. My firm was evaluating a federally funded project at a university under IRB oversight with approved consents for participants.  The consents stated …

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Gene Shackman on Evaluation Resources Available on the Web

I’m Gene Shackman, an applied sociologist in Albany, NY. One of the main projects I work on is managing the website “Free Resources for Program Evaluation and Social Research Methods”, http://gsociology.icaap.org/methods/.  I also wrote a set of beginner guides about evaluation, describing, for the general public, various aspects of evaluation and it’s methods. I’ve been …

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Nicola Dawkins on Evaluability Assessment and Systematic Screening Assessment

My name is Nicola Dawkins, and I am a Principal with ICF Macro. As an international evaluation, research, and management consulting firm, our work focuses on assessing and strengthening health and other social programs and policies for an array of governmental clients. As evaluators, I know we are acutely familiar with the limited resources generally …

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Susan Kistler on the Guiding Principles for Evaluators

My name is Susan Kistler. I am the Executive Director for the American Evaluation Association, and I contribute each Saturday’s post to aea365. The Guiding Principles for Evaluators serve as the cornerstone of good evaluation practice. Developed in 1994 as guidelines for sound, ethical practice, they have been broadly vetted with the AEA membership and …

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Susan Kistler on Taking a Professional Development Break This Summer

I am Susan Kistler, AEA’s Executive Director, and I contribute each Saturday’s post to aea365. Today I want to encourage you to take time out over the coming months to take advantage of some of the great upcoming opportunities for learning face-to-face with evaluation colleagues. Rad Resource – AEA Events Directory: AEA’s directory lists professional …

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Laura Myerchin Sklaroff on Joining Projects

My name is Laura Myerchin Sklaroff and I am a Project Manager, Researcher, and Evaluator with Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Clinical Resource Management (LAC DHS CRM). My focus is on health care quality improvement for low income and underrepresented populations; prior to LAC DHS CRM I coordinated the nationally recognized practice-based research …

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LaMarcus Bolton on Managing Local Computer Files

My name is LaMarcus Bolton, and I am the American Evaluation Association’s Technology Director, as well as a doctoral student in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Today, I wanted to let you know of a few great resources for managing your local computer files. Rad Resource: Everyday, we deal with tens (some of us, hundreds) of computer files …

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