No baseline? Not ideal, but there are ways around it. A few tips …
The first places I go are (a) the people who were around early on when the program or policy was launched and (b) the documentation that got it approved and funded.
Somewhere in there you will find “why we needed
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Is anyone else amazed at how the evaluation landscape has changed this year?
There are always some changes in *what* pops up content-wise, but the thing that strikes me this year is *how* we are able to access the content.
Blogs, tweets, podcasts, and social networking
There is a pretty good line-up of evaluation
Read the whole post –> Evaluation blogs, tweets, podcasts, social media – and some new webinars to check out!
Hope to catch up with old and new friends at AEA 2012. Here are some of the places we will be, starting bright and early at 8am on Thursday.
Thursday, Oct 25, 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM 103 E Ignite Your Data and Data Collection Methods: Ignite Presentations on Better Data and Best Practices
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This week we hinted on twitter that we’d have a high-profile guest to interview.
Today, Jane Davidson interviews the President! [Sorry, folks; we couldn’t resist playing with this in the run-up to the US elections! We debated it and agreed before we started the interview, of course. ]
Yes, it’s Professor Rodney Hopson, president
Read the whole post –> Interview with the President! A new podcast from Genuine Evaluation
Jane Davidson interviews Drs. Tererai Trent, Mary Crave, & Kerry Zaleski about their forthcoming AEA workshop: Reality Counts: Participatory methods for engaging vulnerable and under-represented persons in monitoring and evaluation. The approach and methods go beyond funder-driven indicators and focus on “whose reality counts” – capturing community and participant values to help define what a “valuable outcome” or a “good solution” would look like in their reality.
Read the whole post –> Reality Counts: Hot new AEA workshop on participatory M&E with vulnerable populations