‘Minirubrics’ – 7 hot tips for using this cool tool to focus evaluative conversations

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Posted by: Jane Davidson

Looking for an easy-to-grasp and much more compact alternative to rubrics? Try a minirubric!

A minirubric is a cross between a rating scale and a short rubric.

Hot tip #1: These aren’t an alternative to careful evaluative reasoning informed by the right mix of evidence, but (like full-size rubrics)

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What is Value for Investment, and how should we evaluate it? (guest post from Julian King)

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We’re very excited today to have a guest post from Julian King, who has just published a great FREE downloadable ebook on Value for Investment!

Julian’s Value for Investment approach is a syncretic blend of economic and evaluative methodologies, including evaluative rubrics. As you can see from the picture below, it’s a topic of

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Podcast! Michael Scriven and Jane Davidson on Evaluation-Specific Methodology

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What’s fundamentally missing from most evaluation work, but absolutely makes or breaks the quality and value of what we do?

Find out from this fun and informative podcast. Michael Scriven and Jane Davidson talk about evaluation-specific methodology and why it’s so critically important. A sneak preview of their workshops in Dublin (at EES) and

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Podcast! Jane Davidson & Stephanie Evergreen on EES, AEA, and overhauling Obama’s slides!

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What’s coming up from Stephanie Evergreen and Jane Davidson at the European Evaluation Society conference in Dublin and the American Evaluation Association conference in Denver?

And, why do President Obama’s slides need an overhaul from the Dataviz Diva herself?

Tune into this 12-minute podcast, the final in a series of four recorded when Stephanie

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Podcast! Jane Davidson & Stephanie Evergreen on helping people totally transform their #evaluation reporting

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Dataviz Diva Stephanie Evergreen recently visited New Zealand and caught up with Jane Davidson to talk about helping people totally transform their reporting!

This 14-minute podcast is the third of a series of four from Jane and Stephanie:

The 2014 ANZEA conference – and what’s new in qualitative dataviz Awesome reporting (the stuff that

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