Here’s a gently satirical treat to take you into the holiday season and give us food for thought as evaluators.
How much do sterotypes drive the way needs and outcomes are reported in cultures other than our own?
Or, as this group of African students in Norway puts it on their Africa for Norway
Read the whole post –> The Friday Funny: RADI-AID (Africa for Norway)
A couple of weeks ago we shared one of Mel Mark’s musical contributions to the AEA 2011 conference, “[Bye bye] Evaluation Pie”.
We’ve previously shared a couple of other musical gems, including:
Terry Smyluto’s Output Outcome Downstream Impact Blues The Genuine Evaluation jingle
This week it’s time for another great song that has been
Read the whole post –> The Friday Funny: Evaluation Use in Africa
Tererai meeting with former US president Bill Clinton
We had some great conversations here last week when Zimbabwe-born California-based evaluator Dr. Tererai Trent joined us as guest blogger to spark a week of lively discussion on the topics of evaluation and cultural context. We had such an enthusiastic and engaged response to Tererai’s
Read the whole post –> Many thanks to guest blogger Tererai Trent!
In reading the comments in response to my earlier post, The Importance of Values for Substantiating Evaluative Conclusions , three questions strike me as powerful and authentic in addressing evaluation theory and practice within the context of culture
What ‘really’ constitutes culturally competent evaluative theory and practice? Why the ‘big silence’ in
Read the whole post –> Three powerful and authentic questions about evaluation and cultural context