Video Available This webinar, part 5 of an 8-part series on the BetterEvaluation rainbow framework, focuses on tasks to answer causal evaluation questions – using research designs and other strategies to understand the contribution of a program or policy to observed results. The webinar...
BetterEval CAUSES webinar Jane - final1.pdf
In our experience, it is still common to see ‘evaluations’ whose conclusions are simply non-evaluative descriptions of changes resulting from an intervention. There’s nothing explicit about, for example, the quality of the service provided, the value of the outcomes, the relative importance of...
AEA Biting the evaluative bullet (Michael, Jane Syd) 2012 v3.pdf
How to avoid "Nightmares on Eval Street" by getting your commissioning process right. What's wrong with the default approach to commissioning evaluation work - especially in complex/emergent settings - and some hot tips on how to revamp your commissioning so you get the right team. Hot...
2012 AEA Hot tips for commissioning and managing evaln in complex ecologies Davidson + White.pdf
Slides from a 45-minute demonstration session from Jane Davidson and Michael Scriven at AEA 2013 in Washington DC
2013-10 AEA 45-min demo evaluation-specific methodology JDMS.pdf
A basic introduction to the "what, why, and how" of evaluation rubrics - from Jane Davidson
2013-10 AEA Intro to Rubrics - what why how.pdf
Some practical ideas and suggestions from an Evaluation 09 demonstration session by Jane Davidson (session #339). http://RealEvaluation.com #nuts-and-bolts #decision-making #real-world #EvaluationManagersandSupervisors #Evaluation2009 #utilization #2009Conference #Questions #EvaluationUse #answers #evaluative
Actionable answers AEA 2009.pdf
Presentation at AEA 2013 conference as part of the panel titled: "Evaluation rubrics: What, why, and how" with Jane Davidson, Monica Pinto and Michael Scriven
AEA'13 - Apres Thomaz 2013-10-18.pdf
This 90-minute demo from Jane Davidson gives a whirlwind tour of the wonderful world of evaluative rubrics, as outlined in her textbook, Evaluation Methodology Basics: The nuts and bolts of sound evaluation (Sage, 2005), and as applied in many different ways all over the world
AEA 2011 Rubric Revolution demo 90min.pdf
The more simply a rubric captures complex ideas, the more deep thinking and careful design lies underneath. In this presentation, Jane shared some of the lesser-known tips for designing rubrics that are conceptually and methodologically sound, as well as great data visualization ideas for...
2016-10 AEA Hot Tips for Rubric Design.pdf
Where do evaluation and evaluative thinking show up in an 'organizational learning culture'? This presentation from AEA 2001 looks at the three different levels of organizational culture and asks, Where does evaluation fit into the concept of the learning organization? And, What have we learned...