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Susan Kistler on the Evaluation 2011 Conference Program and Curate.us

I am Susan Kistler, AEA’s Executive Director, and this week I’m posting about two completely separate things: On the one hand, I want to tell you about the AEA conference program and on the other hand, I’m trying out curate.us. Rad Resource – Evaluation 2011 Searchable Conference Program: This highly searchable online program is a …

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Roger Miranda on The Top 10 List of Things Evaluators Don’t Like to Hear

I’m Roger Miranda, an Independent Evaluator (here’s my website), and author of Eva the Evaluator, a storybook for both young and old explaining what evaluation is. This summer, I facilitated a workshop at the University of Manitoba’s Summer Institute on Program Evaluation. For it, I solicited ideas via Evaltalk, the American Evaluation Association’s public discussion …

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Anthony Zambo on a Call to Arms Regarding Evaluation on Wikipedia

When you type a general search term into google, the most frequently returned first response is from Wikipedia, the giant online crowd-sourced encyclopedia of knowledge. While wikipedia’s reliability may be called into question, its accuracy is based on the work of the masses – of you and I and our willingness to contribute, edit, correct, …

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Ariana Weld on Scrivener

My name is Ariana Weld and I am slowly but surely writing my doctoral thesis. I want to tell you about Scrivener. Rad Resource – Scrivener http://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener.php: According to its website “Scrivener is a powerful content-generation tool for writers that allows you to concentrate on composing and structuring long and difficult documents. While it gives …

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Shortcut Week: Susan Kistler on Netvibes

My name is Susan Kistler. I’m AEA’s Executive Director, and I contribute each Saturday’s post to aea365. Today, I thought that I would continue the ‘shortcuts’ theme and tell you about Netvibes. Rad Resource – Netvibes http://www.netvibes.com/en: Netvibes creates a personal internet dashboard. You set up one (or multiple) pages with links to key items …

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Shortcut Week: Stephen Tyler on Resources for Finding Shortcuts

I’m Stephen Tyler (no, not that Steven Tyler – I can’t even play an instrument) and I’m wrapping up shortcut week by sharing where you can find more shortcuts. Sometimes you stumble upon them. Sometimes a friend or family member shares them. But maybe you’re a shortcut addict, or you just want to check out …

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