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 189: Visionary Evaluation: Personalizing Your 2014 Conference- Beverly Parsons, Matt Keene, Lovely Dhillon

Scheduled Thursday, August 21, 2014, 2:00 - 2:20 PM EDT
Join the 2014 AEA president and conference program leaders to learn how you can use the conference theme—Visionary Evaluation for a Sustainable, Equitable Future—to personalize your conference experience. Get tips on creating your own visionary evaluation by selectively drawing on the presidential strand sessions, participating in sessions designed by Topical Interest Groups, and connections with other conference attendees who are engaged in vibrant and forward thinking evaluation.

Sign up for this upcoming Coffee Break Demonstration by clicking here

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

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



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