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EEE Week: Cheryl Peters on Measuring Collective Impact

My name is Cheryl Peters and I am the Evaluation Specialist for Michigan State University Extension, working across all program areas. Measuring collective impact of agricultural programs in a state with diverse commodities is challenging. Many states have an abundance of natural resources like fresh water sources, minerals, and woodlands. Air, water and soil quality …

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CP TIG Week: Theresa Armstead on Representing Values in Evaluation Practice: A Balancing Act

I am Theresa Armstead, a behavioral scientist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. I am a co-chair for the Community Psychology Topical Interest Group.   This week’s theme is Pursuing Meaning, Justice, and Well-Being in 21st Century Evaluation Practice. The theme is a blend of …

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OL-ECB Week: Joseph Bauer and Allison Titcomb on Collaboration to Enhance Evaluation Capacity Building

I’m Joseph Bauer, Chair of the Organizational Learning-Evaluation Capacity Building Topical Interest Group (OL-ECB TIG), here with Allison Titcomb, ALTA Consulting/ Arizona Evaluation Network (AZENET) /Local Affiliate Collaborative (LAC).  We have prepared this post as a model activity that reflects joint purposes of the OL-ECB and the LAC. The OL-ECB TIG and the Local Affiliate …

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EPE Week: Valerie Williams on Evaluating Environmental Education Programs

My name is Valerie Williams and I am a Program Evaluator at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). One of the programs I work with is Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE), a worldwide, K-12 environmental science and education program. Many environmental education programs struggle with the question of whether environmental …

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SIM TIG Week: How people in non-evaluation fields inform impact measurement, and how evaluation informs their work, by Irene Basile

Hello! I am Irene Basile, policy analyst at the OECD Development Co-operation Directorate. We provide evidence-based policy guidance on innovative approaches to foster private sector participation in development outcomes. As a former independent evaluator, I was astonished to discover the wide gap in evaluation practices between the development finance and the development co-operation spheres. Indeed, …

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Michael Duttweiler on Focusing an Evaluation

Hello, My name is Michael Duttweiler and I am assistant director for program development and accountability for Cornell University Cooperative Extension.  One of my roles is to provide evaluation planning assistance to local extension educators, many of whom do not have formal backgrounds in program development or evaluation. Hot Tip: Focusing an Evaluation Using a …

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