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

CFD 195: Utilizing NVivo for Research and Evaluation at Abt Associates - Dr. Lianne Fisman
November 6, 2014 2:00 PM to 2:20 PM 

This presentation provides an overview of how researchers at Abt Associates, Inc. utilize the qualitative software package, NVivo, to support efficient and effective coding and analysis of large volumes of qualitative data. Using the completed evaluation of a Massachusetts based education initiative as an example, the presentation highlights how NVivo can enhance the reliability and validity of team based coding. It also touches on some of the logistical and fiscal challenges that teams often encounter. The presentation closes with select examples of data analysis that are illustrative of some of the ways that NVivo can be used to conduct complex analyses of large qualitative data sets.

Join this insightful presentation by registering here


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