Or one that didn't actually answer any useful questions of key importance to decision makers? What if evaluations actually asked evaluative questions and gave clear, evaluative answers? 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
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AEA 2011 Rubric Revolution demo 90min.pdf
In this workshop, we help participants better understand evaluative thinking in relation to their own context, and respond to Preskill's "how" question by presenting tangible activities that we believe promote ET among individuals and organizations
Archibald & Buckley_AEA2013_ET.pdf
What happens when an entire sector is required to shift from a compliance/audit model of quality assurance to an evaluative one, one that asks and answers explicitly evaluative questions about the value of outcomes and key contributing processes?
AEA EQA 13 Nov 09 final.pdf
As a result, clients or audiences or stakeholders for the evaluation or the evaluand are frequently frustrated, feeling the most important questions have remained unanswered
AEA Biting the evaluative bullet (Michael, Jane Syd) 2012 v3.pdf
Internal evaluators work as team members using Program Theory to strategically infuse evaluative thinking to elucidate collaborative discussions with evaluative questions, data and logic and facilitate evidence-based decision making in the developmental process
Evaluation capacity building (ECB) focuses on facilitating the development of individual and organizational competencies and structures—such as evaluation knowledge and an organizational culture of evaluation—that promote sustained, high quality evaluation. Evaluative thinking is also mentioned...
- How often do you question beliefs and assumptions about your work?
Using appreciative inquiry in conducting an evaluability assessment, we focused on the strengths and success of the Institutional Research and Analytics (IR & A) at Southern Illinois University. Our challenge was to assess OIR & A and design an evaluation which would inform the office on how...
AEA 2016 EA Presentation - T. Grayson.pptx
Is evaluation used in the public sector? Realization of vision-and-values-driven social innovation (Patton, 2010) typifies the ideal of the public sector - the democratic governments of today. Public sector work in the 21st Century means adaptation and innovation as the norm in providing...
AEA 2013 Oct 18 Panel Session 442 The role of evaluators in infusing evaluative thinking .pdf
Presentation provides overview of the session, the process for 'Thinking Evaluatively' and the steps involved. The problem of childhood obestiy is used to demonstrate use of the tools, including stakeholder analysis and action oriented strategy mapping. #Non-ProfitsandFoundationsEvaluation ...
2012 10 25 AEA Thinking to Acting Evaluatively Presentation to Post on AEA.pdf