Sheila B Robinson on the Top Ten aea365 Articles of 2014!

Hey aea365ers, Sheila B. Robinson here, aea365’s Lead Curator and sometimes Saturday contributor with an update on what YOU are reading.

Each year, we look at the top posts from the past year. We have to wait a bit since some posts get significant readership weeks or even months later!

Lessons Learned: Here are the top posts of 2014, as measured by Feedburner:

  1. Sheila B. Robinson on Delightful Diagrams from Design Diva Duarte (April 12, 2014)
  2. Susan Kistler on Innovative Reporting Part I: The Data Diva’s Chocolate Box (April 3, 2014)
  3. Jordan Slice on LucidChart for Freeflow Chart Construction (June 8, 2014)
  4. DVR TIG Week: Ann K. Emery and Stephanie Evergreen on the Data Visualization Checklist
    (June 27, 2014)
  5. Elissa Schloesser How to Make Your Digital PDF Report Interactive and Accessible (January 28, 2014)
  6. Jayne Corso on Creating Images That Will Make Your Presentations Stand Out (December 6, 2014)
  7. Molly Ryan on Using Icon Array to Visualize Data (August 13, 2014)
  8. William Faulkner and João Martinho on Visual Communication with a Poster: A Quick, Dirty, and Biased Case Study (November 17, 2014)
  9. Literature Search Strategy Week: Molly Higgins on the Best Databases for Everything
    (November 3, 2014)
  10. Clare Strawn on Evaluating Communities of Practice (October 31, 2014)

Hot Tip: Definitely some great authors and great reading in that group. And hey, I’m in there too (it was a surprise to me!). It’s clear that our readers like to learn about new resources and innovative ways to use them in evaluate work. All of those post links are still live of course, so seize the moment and catch up on anything that you may have missed!

Cool Trick: Want a chance to see your name in this list a year from now? It could happen! Send me a note of interest at I’d love to hear from you.

Congratulations to our Top 10 authors and many thanks to them for their wonderful contributions.

*A very special thank you to Susan Kistler, AEA’s Executive Director Emeritus for helping extract the data for this post!

Do you have questions, concerns, kudos, or content to extend this aea365 contribution? Please add them in the comments section for this post on the aea365 webpage so that we may enrich our community of practice. Would you like to submit an aea365 Tip? Please send a note of interest to . aea365 is sponsored by the American Evaluation Association and provides a Tip-a-Day by and for evaluators.

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