Coffee Break

AEA Coffee Break Webinars (CBD)

We're pleased to offer a series of short coffee-break-length demonstrations of 20-minutes each that introduce tools of use to evaluators.

Via this site, you can view and PREregister for upcoming webinars (below) or sign in and go to the Webinars eLibrary to download archived recordings of previous Coffee Break Demonstrations.

If you are not a member, and would like to participate in the Coffee Break webinars, we offer multiple membership options that will allow you to register for any Coffee Break webinars that you wish for one year from the month of payment. The regular e-membership is $85 and gives you access to each coffee break webinar for free.  This is discounted to $30 for full-time students. These e-memberships include electronic only access to four journals. To upgrade and get one-year access to all of AEA's coffee breaks, please click here to join or contact Zachary Grays in the AEA office at

Upcoming Coffee Break Demonstrations

CBD 193: PowerCheck: A New Tool for Planning and Evaluating Community Organizing Readiness- Sue Hoechstetter

Thursday, October 2, 2014, 2:00 - 2:20 PM EDT

Description: Learn about the new, free, electronic tool for rating an organization’s ability to mobilize and empower community members and carry out campaigns to resolve problems.  PowerCheck measures community organizing knowledge, skills, and practices, scores the results; and provides choices for organizations to identify how they will strengthen their work.  It is a useful tool for evaluators working with or within groups that do community organizing.

Sign up for this upcoming Coffee Break Demonstration by clicking here


CBD 194: Audience Engagement Strategies for Potent Presentations - Sheila B. Robinson, Ed.D

Thursday, October 9, 2014, 2:00 - 2:20 PM EDT

Description: Calling all presenters! Whether you’re sharing your research, hosting a workshop, facilitating a think tank, or giving a keynote at Evaluation 2014, or any place else (including online), you want your audience hanging on your every word, and the new Audience Engagement Strategy book can help you get there! The latest in the family of p2i tools, the Audience Engagement Strategy book features more than 20 strategies for encouraging and supporting your audience to pay attention, and to intellectually engage with you, your material, and each other. In this webinar Sheila will introduce the book and preview several key strategies appropriate for a variety of presentation types. 

Sign up for this upcoming Coffee Break Demonstration by clicking here


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