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Eun Kyeng Baek and SeriaShia Chatters on Improving the Dynamics of Metaevaluation Teams

Our names are Eun Kyeng Baek and SeriaShia Chatters and we are an evaluation team and doctoral students at the University of South Florida. The dynamics of a metaevaluation team can determine the overall success of a metaevaluation. Program Evaluation’s Metaevaluation Checklists help guide a metaevaluation, however the dynamics of the team must be considered …

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Susan Kistler on Summer Evaluation Training

My name is Susan Kistler and I serve as Executive Director of the American Evaluation Association. I wanted to share information about a few events this summer of special interest to evaluators. Rad Resource – Mind the Gap: From Evidence to Policy Impact: This conference held earlier this month in Cuernavaca, Mexico was packed with …

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Summer Evaluation Institute Attendees on Low-cost No-cost Tools for Evaluators Part I

At the AEA/CDC Summer Evaluation Institute, over 150 attendees went to a session on Low-cost/No-cost Tools for Evaluators. Here are some of the great ideas recommended from the audience: Prezi: Prezi is presentation software that zooms around your presentation content (yes – truly zooms, you sort of have to see it to get it, go …

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Susan Kistler on Evaluating the Zombie Apocalypse

My name is Susan Kistler and I am the American Evaluation Association’s Executive Director. Our Institute partners at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) were kind enough to release this week preparedness guidelines for the Zombie Apocalypse, including: Identify the types of emergencies that are possible in your area. Besides a zombie apocalypse, this may …

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Scribing: Vidhya Shanker on Lessons Learned from Evaluation Leaders

This is Vidhya Shanker, a doctoral student at the University of Minnesota. At Evaluation 2010, I served as a scribe for Roundtable Presentation 111, Maximizing Our Collective Talent: Conversations with Senior Evaluators, which brought evaluation leaders together with novice and mid-career evaluators to engage in evaluation discourse around 8 different issue tables. I chose it …

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