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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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Susan Kistler on Local Affiliates and Managing Professional Obligations

My name is Susan Kistler and I contribute each Saturday’s post to the aea365 blog. This past week, I had the pleasure of attending the annual conference of the Eastern Evaluation Research Society (EERS), an AEA Local Affiliate. At the opening session, George Grob lead a discussion that ultimately focused heavily on tactics evaluators are …

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Jonny Morell on Logic Models and Unintended Consequences

My name is Jonny Morell. I’m a senior policy analyst at the Vector Research Center for Enterprise Improvement, a division of TechTeam Government Solutions. I have been writing a lot about two topics – unexpected behavior in programs, and logic models. Recently these have been knitting together in my mind. I’m beginning to appreciate how …

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Molly Engle on Evaluation as an Everyday Activity

Molly Engle on Evaluation as an Everyday Activity Hello. I am Molly Engle, the Evaluation Specialist for the Oregon State University Extension Service and a past president of the AEA. For over 10 years my role has been building evaluation capacity and providing evaluation resources to over 250 faculty members. Although these individuals are well …

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LaMarcus Bolton on Tools for File Manipulation

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 really good (and free) resources for manipulating files online. Rad Resource: Have you ever been sent a PDF form that you needed …

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Jason Terry on Challenges in Evaluating Peacebuilding Activities

My name is Jason Terry and I’m an international education professional by day and a conflict resolution trainer and human rights advocate by night, working with youth and low-income LGBT people in the District of Columbia.  Like some of the other folks who have posted here, I’m also not an evaluator, but I strongly believe …

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Stephen Axelrad on Knowledge Management

My name is Stephen Axelrad.  I am a Human Capital consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton’s Human Capital and Learning team.  I consult with the US Department of Defense agencies on issues relating to human resources program evaluation, employee engagement, organizational culture, and performance measurement/management.  I have had an ongoing interest and involvement with knowledge management …

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