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Kylie Hutchinson on Adapting Christmas Carols for Evaluation Cheer

My name is Kylie Hutchinson.  I am an independent evaluation consultant and trainer with Community Solutions Planning & Evaluation.  I am also a regular facilitator of the Canadian Evaluation Society’s Essential Skills Series course. Hot Tip: For the past few years I’ve been adapting Christmas Carols for both evaluators and the not-for-profit sector.  It gives …

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Susan Kistler on Online Journals for Evaluators

My name is Susan Kistler. I am AEA’s Executive Director, and I contribute each Saturday’s aea365 post. This week, I’d like to share information about online journals of potential interest to evaluators. Rad Resource – Survey Practice Journal: On September 11, I wrote about resources from the  American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) for …

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Susan Kistler on Locating Grants and RFPs

My name is Susan Kistler, AEA’s Executive Director, and contributor of each Saturday’s aea365 post. Last June, I wrote about Funding Opportunities for Evaluators. Today, I want to expand a bit in that arena. Over the past six months, we’ve been working to improve our listening and identifying processes, to find evaluation Requests for Proposals …

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Mario Lurig on Safeguarding Your Data Sharing

My name is Mario Lurig, and I am the Technical Training Manager at SurveyGizmo, leading documentation, webinars, and other methods for educating evaluators on using our online survey tool. Regardless of how you collect evaluation data, the data collected requires protection and careful handling to ensure that the results from your respondents are kept in …

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Susan Kistler on Leveraging Digital Assets

My name is Susan Kistler, the American Evaluation Association’s Executive Director, and contributor of each Saturday’s post to aea365. The recent weeks have been full of opportunities for leveraging virtual relationships and digital assets to strengthen our community of practice. Hot Tip – Help others to make the leap between the real you and the …

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Susan Kistler on Last Minute Planning for Evaluation 2010

My name is Susan Kistler and I am the American Evaluation Association’s Executive Director. In one week from today, I leave for lovely San Antonio and the excitement of Evaluation 2010. If you are one of the over 2500 attendees who will be joining us for a week of learning, networking, and collaboration, today’s post …

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Susan Kistler on Humor and Cartoons for Evaluators

My name is Susan Kistler. I am AEA’s Executive Director and I contribute each Saturday’s post to aea365. I sent the final version of the Evaluation 2010 hardcopy conference program off to the printers. After days of typing, proofing, paginating, and picking nits, I want to say a big ‘thank you’ to all of the …

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