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EEE Week: Kevin Andrews on Connecting Students with Extension

Howdy! I am Kevin Andrews, a program specialist at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. In addition to my Extension duties, I co-teach a graduate evaluation course at Texas A&M University. I came across a post from March about students partnering with community agencies to apply their evaluation skills. I’d like to build upon Dr. Brun’s …

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Teaching Tips Week: Nick Fuhrman on Teaching Evaluation Using a Photography Analogy

I’m Nick Fuhrman, an assistant professor at the University of Georgia and the evaluation specialist for Georgia Cooperative Extension. Let’s face it, to most students and Extension professionals, evaluation is a term that conjures up a multitude of not so pleasant feelings. In fact, when asked in a pre-class survey what comes to mind when …

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Teaching Tips Week: Helen Holmquist-Johnson on Teaching Evaluability Assessment

My name is Helen Holmquist-Johnson and I teach a course in program evaluation to Master’s of Social Work students. This tip is on the facilitation of an evaluability assessment – a pre-evaluation tool. Hot Tip: The evaluability assessment has been likened to grooming the slopes before skiing which is a fitting metaphor to use with …

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Teaching Tips Week: Jill Hendrickson Lohmeier on Using Online Discussions for Teaching

I am Jill Hendrickson Lohmeier, an assistant professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Previously I was the Evaluation Director for the School Program Evaluation and Research group at the University of Kansas. I teach an online graduate level program evaluation course every summer, so I will be providing …

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Teaching Tips Week: Nick Fuhrman on Using Graduate Students as Evaluation Consultants

I’m Nick Fuhrman, an assistant professor at the University of Georgia and the evaluation specialist for Georgia Cooperative Extension. Teaching is my passion—I love it! From working with our talented Extension professionals in the field to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students on campus, I can’t see myself ever doing anything else. I teach students on …

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Teaching Tips Week: Bonnie Stabile on Making the Most of the AEA Annual Conference

My name is Bonnie Stabile, and I teach Program Evaluation in the MPP and MPA programs at George Mason University. This year, I am serving as co-chair of the Topical Interest Group (TIG) on the Teaching of Evaluation. All this week, we’ll be hearing from colleagues who will be presenting as part of a special …

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Nicole Lewis on Evaluation Apprenticeships – Real Life Evaluation Experience for Students and Evaluation Capacity Building for Community Groups

Greetings, I am Nicole Lewis, an Assistant Professor in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky. I teach program evaluation courses and serve as the evaluator for various grant-funded initiatives. One of the challenges of teaching program evaluation courses is creating meaningful opportunities for students to apply what they learn in the classroom …

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Lee Kokinakis on the House that Evaluation Built

My name is Lee Kokinakis and I work for the Michigan Nutrition Network (MNN) at the Michigan Fitness Foundation (MFF). I provide curriculum and evaluation assistance to projects and work with the MNN team to help local and state partners accomplish Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) outcomes under the United States Department of Agriculture …

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Jill Ostrow on Using Rubrics to Self-Assess

I am Dr. Jill Ostrow, an Assistant Professor of Teaching in the Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum at the University of Missouri. I coordinate and teach a yearlong online capstone graduate course titled, Classroom Research. The first half of the course is devoted to learning about Classroom Research: developing the question, collecting data, and beginning …

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EdEval Week: Sheila Kohn and Chad Green on Cognitive Coaching

Hello! We are Sheila Robinson Kohn from Greece Central School District and University of Rochester in NY, and Chad Green, from Loudoun County Public Schools in northern VA. We’re program co-chairs for the PreK-12 Educational Evaluation TIG and we welcome you to our sponsored AEA365 week, in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week. We’d like to …

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