Wayne Miller on Trustworthy Relationships

My name is Wayne Miller and I am a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Avondale College, Lake Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia.  In December I received my doctorate from the University of Wollongong following acceptance of my thesis titled Practical methods to evaluate school breakfast programs – A case study.   The study …

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Linda Delaney on Training Stakeholders for Empowerment Evaluation

My name is Linda F. Delaney and I serve as a program evaluator for my own company (LFD Consulting, LLC) in Marion, Arkansas.  Since 2005, I have worked closed with Dr. David Fetterman as an evaluator for the Minority Sub-recipient Grant Office at the University of Arkansas in Pine Bluff, Arkansas (UAPB).  I also serve …

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Cassie Bowman on Empowerment Evaluation in NASA’s Public Engagement Program

My name is Cassie Bowman. As the coordinator of NASA’s Mars student intern program, I’ve looked for ways to continuously improve the experience for the student, teacher, and scientist participants. My tip is that empowerment evaluation, used in a modified format, can be an excellent way to make improvements to a program that has constantly …

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Katye Perry on Teaching Ethics in Evaluation through Case Examples

I am Katye Perry, an Associate Professor at Oklahoma State University in Research, Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics (REMS). I have taught a graduate level evaluation class for one year shy of twenty years. My students represent multiple disciplines within the College of Education as well as from disciplines across the university. Like most instructors of …

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Jeff Sheldon on the Readiness for Organizational Learning and Evaluation instrument

My name is Jeff Sheldon and I am a doctoral student at the School of Behavioral and Organizational Sciences at Claremont Graduate University concentrating in evaluation and applied research methods.  A challenge I’ve encountered in my own practice is organizations that simply aren’t ready to be engaged in the evaluation process. Rad Resource: Readiness for …

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Nicole Vicinanza on Explaining Random Sampling to Stakeholders

Hi, my name is Nicole Vicinanza and I’m a Senior Research Associate with JBS International, a consulting firm. In my consulting work, one of my roles is to provide technical assistance in evaluation to community based organizations, government programs and service providers whose primary job is not evaluation. Hot Tip: How do you explain random …

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LaMarcus Bolton on Surmounting Barriers When Working w/Clients & Colleagues

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 good resources when surmounting barriers when working with colleagues and/or clients. Rad Resource: When you’re working with multicultural colleagues or clients, the …

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Dreolin Fleischer on Organizing Quantitative and Qualitative Data

Hi, my name is Dreolin Fleischer.  I am a doctoral student at Claremont Graduate University. I would like to share resources, at different price points, I have used to capture and organize qualitative and quantitative telephone interview data. One resource I have used in the past is Microsoft Office Access. You can create a form …

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