STEM Program Evaluation Lab Week: Implementing EDI in the Current Evaluation Climate by Tyler Clark, Joy Alcantara, Omodolapo Somo-Aina, and J.R. Moller

Hello! We are Tyler Clark, Joy Alcantara, Omodolapo Somo-Aina, and J.R. Moller, graduate students in the UNC Greensboro Educational Research Methodology department program evaluation track. We participate in the STEM Program Evaluation Lab (SPEL) under the direction of Drs. Ayesha Boyce, Aileen Reid, and Tiffany Tovey. In this lab, we: 1) outline our community commitments/values …

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STEM Program Evaluation Lab Week: Multiculturalism in STEM Program Evaluation: Perspective of Three International Students by Adeyemo Adetogun, Onyinyechukwu Onwuka, and Grettel Arias Orozco

Hello! We are Adeyemo Adetogun, Onyinyechukwu Onwuka, and Grettel Arias Orozco, three international doctoral students from Nigeria and Costa Rica, and members of the STEM Program Evaluation Laboratory (SPEL) at UNC Greensboro (UNCG). We like to share with you some of our perspectives on multiculturalism as part of our research and evaluation assistantship in the …

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STEM Program Evaluation Lab Week: Reflective Practice Strategies within Evaluation by Christopher Hall, Brianna Hooks Singletary, Charity Odetola, & Sara Stephenson

We are Christopher Hall, Brianna Hooks Singletary, Charity Odetola, and Sara Stephenson, doctoral and masters students in the UNC Greensboro Educational Research Methodology department specializing in Program Evaluation. We are members of the STEM Program Evaluation Lab (SPEL) under the tutelage of Drs. Ayesha Boyce, Aileen Reid, and Tiffany Tovey.  Reflective evaluation practice involves intentional …

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STEM Program Evaluation Lab Week: Tips from Undergraduate Students for Mentoring Undergrad Lab Assistants by Chandni Lal, Caraline Malloy, Aundrea Smith, Annaia Ndjoli, Charles J. Rouse, and Myranda Cook

We are Chandni Lal, Caraline Malloy, Aundrea Smith, Annaia Ndjoli, Charles J. Rouse, and Myranda Cook of the STEM Program Evaluation Lab (SPEL). We are UNC Greensboro psychology undergraduate students who work with graduate students and faculty on lab tasks such as data collection and coding, project presentations, and have discussions regarding the importance of …

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STEM Program Evaluation Lab Week: Lessons Learned when Mentoring Undergraduate Students by Onyinyechukwu Onwuka du Bruyn, Brianna Hooks Singletary, and Grettel Arias Orozco

Hello! Our names are Onyinyechukwu Onwuka du Bruyn, Brianna Hooks Singletary, and Grettel Arias Orozco from Nigeria, the United States of America, and Costa Rica, respectively. We are doctoral students in the UNC Greensboro Educational Research Methodology department specializing in Program Evaluation. We are members of the STEM Program Evaluation Lab (SPEL) under the tutelage …

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STEM Program Evaluation Lab Week: Training culturally responsive evaluators: The STEM Program Evaluation Lab by Aileen Reid, Ayesha Boyce and Tiffany L. S. Tovey

Welcome to AEA365 STEM Program Evaluation Lab (SPEL) week, co-directed by Ayesha Boyce, Ph.D., Associate Professor at Arizona State University and Aileen Reid, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at UNC Greensboro, along with SPEL faculty affiliate, Tiffany L. S. Tovey, Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor, UNC Greensboro. Together, we train 11 graduate and 6 undergraduate students and evaluate/research …

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NC Evaluators Week: Evaluation as civic practice by Tim Leisman

I’m Tim Leisman and I organize with Code for Greensboro, a chapter of the national nonprofit Code for America. I’m passionate about civic tech, a phrase that describes a movement beyond just “technology for civic purposes” which is what the phrase implies at first. Civic hackers – those who engage in civic tech work – …

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NC Evaluators Week: Why your online evaluation capacity building efforts are doomed to fail by Chris Lysy

Hello my fellow evaluators. My name is Chris Lysy, and I am a freelance evaluator, designer, and trainer based in Cary, North Carolina.  My consulting work involves helping organizations deal with the virtual shift (shifting programs from the “real world” to the “virtual world”). Over the last couple of decades lots of organizations have evolved …

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NC Evaluators Week: Feedback Loops- Add on’s or must have? by Kamna Mantode

Hello, my name is Kamna Mantode. I work as a Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at Compassion International. Having earned a PhD in Public Administration and through my work experience of over 10 years supporting evaluation in public and nonprofit space, I hold a high regard for cultivating “feedback” and “listening” practices in development and …

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NC Evaluators Week: Teaching Moments in Evaluation by Carrol Warren

Greetings fellow AEA evaluators! I am Carrol Warren and I am fortunate to have the opportunity to teach graduate courses centered around evaluation and program planning. It is through those teaching experiences that I’ve come to appreciate unique assignments that serve to engage my students as they learn about evaluation.  Evaluators serve in a position …

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