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@WashEval: Facilitating Evaluation Collaboration for More Than 30 Years

Presented by Nick Hart, Washington Evaluators President-elect and David Bernstein, Washington Evaluators President. Founded in 1984 with an initial membership of 12 evaluators, the Washington Evaluators (WE) has since grown to include a professional and student membership base of more than 200...

WE Presentation 9-24-2016.pptx


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Accountability to Communities in Humanitarian Work

AEA conference presentation framing roundtable discussion, drawing upon key lessons from the field with accountability to communities. Presenters included Kristin Helz with American Red Cross, Mununuri Musori with International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), and...

AtC AEA Presentation 13Nov2015.pdf


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Sustaining an Evaluator Community of Practice

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Washington Evaluators (WE), a local affiliate of the American Evaluation Association (AEA). As the founding President of WE has noted, affiliates help to develop an evaluation community in a local area. WE has become an evaluation community of practice...

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Evaluating Resilience: Partnering to Measure Complexity

Given the increased attention to resilience-strengthening in international humanitarian and development work, there has been concurrent interest in its measurement and the overall accountability of “resilience strengthening” initiatives. The literature is reaching beyond the polemic of defining...

AEA Resilience Session Denver AEA - 10-2014.pdf


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Evaluation Feedback for Enhancing Communities of Practice: A case-study lesson in (avoiding) mixed messages

This presentation addressed sharing evaluation results as storytelling. While the data collection and findings stay constant, the ways evaluators share the results make a difference. Typically, "stories" that emerge from evaluation results follow instrumental logic that enhances the process of...

AEA2014v2.pptx


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Eval13: Poster 134 - All Together Now: How Challenges Became Opportunities While Implementing and Evaluating an Accountability System in an Education Nonprofit Network

During the previous 6 years, Communities In Schools (CIS), an education nonprofit with nearly 200 affiliates across the United States, created a Total Quality System (TQS) of standards to achieve uniform quality in business practice and program implementation across the CIS network. To ensure...

AEA Conference 2013 Poster.pdf


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Eval11 Session 811: Evaluating the Effects of IPDET's Listserv as a Community of Practice: Issues and Findings

PowerPoint presentation given as part of session 811 at AEA 2011 in Anaheim. Session was titled: New Frontiers in International Development Evaluation: Key Challenges and Lessons Learned in Evaluating Online Communities of Practice.Presentation Abstract: The International Program of Development...

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Eval11 Session 560: Evaluating the Development of Community in Communities of Practice

Presentation notes and handout for Roundtable 560: Evaluating the Development of Community in Communities of Practice, Friday 11/04/2011. There is growing interest in many sectors to use a community of practice approach for improving how work around a shared concern is done. Etienne Wenger, co...

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Eval10 Session 327: Evaluating a Multisite 21st Century Learning Program: Strategies and Results

These slides were presented at the Nov 2010 conference in San Antonio. The slides describe an evaluation of the Schools of the Future Initiative (SOTF) funded by the Hawaii Community Foundation. The first part describes the conceptualization of the initiative and analyses in the first year of...

AEA presentation Nov 11.pptx


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Systems Level Evaluation of Communities of Practice Slides and Handouts from SI10

Session Description: In an environment of increasing social participation and transparency, communities of practice are one means to unite a variety of partners to address common issues, share resources, and learn new information. When asked to design an evaluation of this type of complex...

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