Novice to ninja: How to build deep evaluation know-how

From: Patricia Rogers & Jane Davidson

We have all been there. You dive into a new book or head to a conference/workshop/course and come out all fired up about a new evaluation method. But when you get back to the real world, applying it turns out to be harder than you thought!

What next?

Developing

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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 Denver

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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 visited

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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 gets

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What is evaluation? Getting clarity about who we are as a profession, and a discipline

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Getting the definition of evaluation right is not simply a matter of having a popularity vote about it.

The fact that so many don’t see a clear difference between evaluation and other pursuits (such as research, monitoring, audit, organization development, management consulting) doesn’t mean that there isn’t one.

I just couldn’t resist commenting on this

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