A 2-D look at the staggering array of AEA workshops – early bird registration closes today!

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Today’s the very last day to save a few dollars on your registration for the American Evaluation Association conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Get in now for the early bird rates!

But even more importantly, those professional development workshops sell like hotcakes and will be filling fast, so if you don’t grab

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45 amazing (and cheap!) evaluation workshops at the AEA conference in Minneapolis!

Jane Davidson

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Early bird registration closes Sept 20th for the world’s biggest evaluation conference, the American Evaluation Association meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

With association president Rodney Hopson‘s thought-provoking theme – Evaluation in Complex Ecologies: Relationships, Responsibilities, Relevance – it should be a stimulating conference!

But what’s especially important to YOU as a genuine evaluator this week?

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A ‘program logic’ for including ‘outsiders’ in evaluation teams

Suppose you are an evaluator looking to put together a team of colleagues to bid on an evaluation of a program that primarily or exclusively targets members of your own ‘culture’ (ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, life/health/social history, profession or disciplinary roots, etc – yes, everyone is a member of several ‘cultures’). What are the various reasons for including outsiders (people from outside that culture) on your evaluation team? What is the implicit “problem” or “challenge” you would be responding to with that rationale? In what roles would outsiders be involved? How would that influence your evaluation ‘product’ (the services and the report delivered?

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Low cost online course on the logic of evaluation by Michael Scriven

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Claremont Graduate University is offering an online short course taught by Michael Scriven. This is an exceptional opportunity for anyone in the world with good internet access to take part in a course with one of the leaders in evaluation theory.

The Logic of Evaluation Dr. Michael Scriven

February 20-21, 2010. 10:00 am –

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