Add a Little Context with R by Ben Cohen

Hello, AEA365 community! Liz DiLuzio here, Lead Curator of the blog. This week is Individuals Week, which means we take a break from our themed weeks and spotlight the Hot Tips, Cool Tricks, Rad Resources and Lessons Learned from any evaluator interested in sharing. Would you like to contribute to future individuals weeks? Email me …

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Reflections on Practicum Assignments: Part III: Supervisor Perspectives by Marshall Bailly, Assetou Barry, Beverly Peters, Danuta Dobosz, Talatha Kiazolu-Reeves, Jillian Klarman, Michael Petillo, and Tiffany Smith

Hello again! We are Marshall Bailly, Executive Director of Leadership Initiatives and Assetou Barry, Regional Design Monitoring Evaluation and Learning Lead at the National Democratic Institute. We regularly serve as supervisors for students engaged in practicum coursework as part of American University’s Measurement and Evaluation Program. We are here today with Professor Beverly Peters; and …

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No More Crappy Surveys: Best Practices in Survey Design for Evaluations by Janelle Gowgiel, JoAnna Hillman, and Christiana Reene

Janelle, JoAnna, and Christiana here, evaluators from Emory Centers for Public Health Training and Technical Assistance. We had the opportunity to present a session entitled No More Crappy Surveys at the AEA Summer Evaluation Institute, teaching fellow evaluators how best to plan, design, execute, analyze, and report on surveys. We are on a mission to rid the world of crappy surveys, and are here to share some of our Hot Tips and Rad Resources to do so.

Meet the 2022 AEA Candidates by Elizabeth DiLuzio and Elizabeth Grim

Hello, from your AEA365 Curators, Elizabeth DiLuzio and Elizabeth Grim.  Check your email! The ballot is open for the 2022 AEA Board of Directors elections. AEA is a member run association. As such, we select our Board representatives, who have significant ability to influence the policies and direction of the association. This year, AEA members …

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IPE TIG Week: Opportunities for Connection and Celebration by Elizabeth Taylor-Schiro, Aneta Cram, Alex Jauregui-Dusseau, Nate O’Connor, January O’Connor, Nicole Bowman, and Mark Parman

Aaniin indinawemaaganag (Hello friends/colleagues). We are Elizabeth Taylor-Schiro/Biidabinikwe (Chair; Lac Courte Oreilles Chippewa & St. Croix Ojibwe), Aneta Cram (Program Chair; Ngāti Pahauwera, Ngāti Kahungunu iw), Alex Jauregui-Dusseau (Program Co-Chair; Navajo Nation), Nate O’Connor (Communications Chair), January O’Connor (Communications Co-Chair; Tlingit), Nicole Bowman (Policy Chair; Mohican/Lunaape), and Mark Parman (Elder-In-Residence; Cherokee Nation) – the current …

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IPE TIG Week: Beyond Do No Harm to Being Responsible Relatives: Celebrating and Valuing Indigenous Scholarship Through Peer-Reviewed Publications and Processes by Larry Bremner and Nicole Bowman

In 2021, the inclusive allies and Indigenous relatives of the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation (CJPE) launched a permanent section called Roots and Relations (R&R). R&R is co-edited by us, Larry Bremner, FCES (Métis) and Nicole Bowman, Ph.D. (Lunaape/Mohican). Its intent is to honor our lineage, grow our kinship, and sustain intergenerational legacies of Indigenous …

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IPE TIG Week: Culturally Responsive Program Development and Evaluation by Noehealani Antolin

Aloha, My name is Noehealani Antolin, and I am a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Nevada of Las Vegas School of Public Health. My current work aims at increasing the minority representation, specifically Alaska Native and American Indian population, in STEM fields through a short-term biomedical research opportunity program. I have learned that integrating …

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IPE TIG Week: Respect, reciprocity, and relationship: Lessons I have learned as a non-Indigenous person working primarily with Indigenous people and communities by Nathanael O’Connor

Hello, my name is Nathanael O’Connor and I reside in Alaska and live and work on the traditional lands of the Dena’ina peoples. From my experiences as a non-Indigenous person working in Indigenous spaces and contexts, I observe many non-Indigenous evaluators and researchers prematurely contacting Indigenous evaluators, researchers, and field experts requesting information on an …

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IPE TIG Week: Searching for Our Two-Spirit Relations in Evaluation by Shepherd Tsosie and Michael Petillo

Hi, we’re Shepherd Tsosie (they/them) (Diné), an Independent Researcher living and working on the traditional territories of the Occaneechi Band of the Saponi Nation; and Michael Petillo (he/him or they/them), Principal Consultant for CES Partnership and Senior Research Coordinator at the Center for Health Equity Research of Northern Arizona University, which includes or touches on …

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