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Eval11 Session 204: The International Response to the Canadian Evaluation Society's (CES) Professional Designations Program

Second, she will reflect on the international implications of the CES Professional Designation work, including reactions from South Africa where there is governmental pressure to move toward licensure and the USA where the American Evaluation Association, after a gap of over a decade, is again discussing the possibility of an evaluator credential

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RealWorld Evaluation Slides and Condensed Overview of RealWorld Evaluation from SI10

Jim has facilitated evaluation workshops for many years at AEA’s annual conferences as well as many other countries including South Africa, Niger, Egypt, Sri Lanka, Nepal, India, Thailand, Indonesia, Ukraine, Portugal, the UK and elsewhere

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Eval11 Session 961: Definitions and Dashboards at Room to Read: Data Quality in an International Education Organization

Since 2008, Room to Read's M&E system has included the collection of information on our Global Indicators (GIs) a combination of quantitative program accomplishments and program performance measures on all active projects that show progress towards our program objectives. This paper describes...

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Focus Search - Definitions and Dashboards at Room to Read: Data Quality in an International Education Organization November 5, 2011 AEA Annual Conference Sri Lanka 2005 South Africa 2006 Zambia 2007 Bangladesh 2008 Tanzania 2011 Nepal 2000 Vietnam 2001 Cambodia 2002 India 2003 Laos 2005 Where We Work Cumulative Results, 2011: School Libraries: 12,522 Local Language Titles: 591 Schools Constructed: 1,450 Local Language Books: 6.0 M Girls on Scholarship: 13,667 Total Students Benefiting: 6.0 M Global Indicators Performance measures that show progress toward program objectives: • Collected for all programs in all countries • Collected for all active projects • 13 collected quarterly; 25 collected annually Examples: • Number of schools constructed • Number of local language books published • Number of books checked out • Number of girls who advance to the next grade Defining and Using Global Indicators Getting definitions right: • “Telephone” line from HQ to Country M&E Managers to Program Officers to field-level data collectors Internal and external use: • Improve current program performance and future program planning • Describe trends and implications of changes in programs over time • Demonstrate results • Provide context for numbers beyond our projects Project Database Our project database is important for three key stages of the global indicator process: • Data entry • Data quality checking • Data analysis Dashboards are used for all three stages Dashboard characteristics: • Graphic • Country-specific • Allow drill-down Dashboards: Data Quality Missing Library System Data How many 2009, 2010, and 2011 (established by 1 Oct 2011) RR/CRR projects are missing data in the Book classification system in place?

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Empowerment Evaluation: Technological Tools of the Trade

Empowerment evaluation is an approach to evaluation that is designed to facilitate participation, collaboration, and empowerment. There are many tools used to conduct an empowerment evaluation. A few technological tools of the trade are discussed in this presentation. They include: ...

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Empowerment Evaluation

This presentation highlights the three steps of empowerment evaluation: 1) mission; 2) taking stock; and 3) planning for the future. The discussion emphasizes the role of capacity building and improvement. In addition, case examples are presented focusing primarily on outcomes and...


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Eval12 Session 769: Ignite Your engagement: Collaborative, Participatory, and Empowerment Issues Explored Through Ignite Presentations

This slide and handout were used in 2012 AEA annual conference. The presentation is about one important cultural dimension the power distance in explaining the relationship between empowerment and evaluation outcomes and the moderating effect of supports from high-social-status stakeholders. The...

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Focus Search - Tools: AEA Statement on Cultural Competence in Evaluation: Implicit Association Test: (this test will inform you of some of your implicit biases) The Organizational Cultural and Linguistic Competency Assessment Tool: (this tool can help you assess where organizations and individuals fall along the cultural competence spectrum, and to serve as a guide to identify training needs and areas to improve upon) Culture Dimension Index: Power Distance | Individualism | Masculinity | Uncertainty Avoidance Index| Long-Term Orientation (refer to Hofstede’s article for other countries) Country PDI IDV MAS UAI LTO Malaysia 104 26 50 36 Philippines 94 32 64 44 19 China 80 20 66 40 118 Egypt 80 38 52 68 Indonesia 78 14 46 48 India 77 48 56 40 61 Nigeria 77 20 46 54 16 Singapore 74 20 48 8 48 Brazil 69 38 49 76 65 Peru 64 16 42 87 Spain 57 51 42 86 Pakistan 55 14 50 70 Japan 54 46 95 92 80 Italy 50 76 70 75 South Africa 49 65 63 49 United States 40 91 62 46 29 Netherlands 38 80 14 53 44 Australia 36 90 61 51 31 Finland 33 63 26 59 Sweden 31 71 5 29 33 New Zealand 22 79 58 49 30 Denmark 18 74 16 23 Israel 13 54 47 81 Austria 11 55 79 70 1When Empowerment Meets Power Distance Meng Melody Jia Claremont Graduate University Email: Power Distance Power Distance Little Power Sharing No Results found!

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