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 190:  Doing An Effective Search for a Literature Review:Saving Time and Money - Mathew Von Hendy

Thursday, August 28, 2014, 2:00 - 2:20 PM EDT

Description: Frequently, the searching that goes into doing an effective literature review is given short thrift by evaluation professionals because of time and budget issues.Google and/or consulting with a handful experts forms the literature basis for too many projects. This AEA coffee break webinar will cover a simple three step process that you can use to do a more effective search using high quality resources while still effectively saving time and money.   Resources and searching tips and techniques will be covered.

Sign up for this upcoming Coffee Break Demonstration by clicking here


CBD 191:Ten Tips for Getting Better Value from Monitoring and Evaluation- Andrew Hawkins

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 2:00 - 2:20 PM EDT

Description: Around the world citizens’ expectations of public services have grown faster than government revenue, driving the need for ever more efficient service delivery. Good evaluation can have a big impact, but it is not easy to get right. As a leading Australian public policy consulting firm with decades of experience we present ten practical pointers for maximizing the value of your organisations monitoring and evaluation expenditure.

Sign up for this upcoming Coffee Break Demonstration by clicking here


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