Category Archives: webinar notes

AEA Coffee Break: Five Core Processes for Enhancing the Quality of Qualitative Evaluation 

Presenter: Jennifer Jewiss Date: 25 October 2022 The presenter had reflective questions for the audience, so I figured I’d put mine here, along with my notes from the webinar. Reflective questions 1: When I think of qualitative approaches to evaluation, … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: Using Evaluation in Context: Multicultural Validity and Cultural Competence in Evaluation

Date: 14 April 2022 Hosted by: AEA, Government Accountability Office Speakers: Karen Kirkhart, Kathryn Newcomer, Giovanni Dazzo, Nicole Bowman, Terell Lasane (moderator) This was a really great webinar. I furiously took notes of as many of the insightful things the … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: Ethical Storytelling

Panelists: Amy Costello & Frederica Boswell Hosted by: Nonprofit Quarterly Video of the webinar can be viewed here. Tiny Spark podcast Sophie Otiende, Activist and Advocate, HAART Kenya: non-profits “parade and exploit” the people they are claiming to help e.g., … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: Beyond the Board Statement: How Can Boards Join the Movement for Racial Justice?

Sheila Matano, who is the VP of the board of the BC Chapter of the Canadian Evaluation Society (CESBC), who is also the chair of our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) committee, told me about this two-part webinar series. Like … Continue reading

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CES Webinar Notes: Retrospective Pretest Survey

These are my rough notes from today’s CES webinar. Speaker: Evan Poncelet was asked “are retrospective post test (RPTs) legit?”, so it did some research on them you can’t always do a pre-test (e.g., evaluator brought on after program has … Continue reading

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Complexity eStudy Notes – Session #3

My notes from the third and final part of the American Evaluation Association (AEA) eStudy course being facilitated by Jonny Morell. Jonny answered my question from last week:what is the difference between conceptual use and metaphorical use there are fuzzy boundaries … Continue reading

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Complexity eStudy Notes – Session #2

My notes from part 2 of the American Evaluation Association (AEA) eStudy course being facilitated by Jonny Morell. one person commented that “measuring collective impact of small effects of multiple programs is almost always shot down by stakeholders in favour of … Continue reading

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Complexity eStudy Notes – Session #1

Given my interest in complexity and evaluation, I decided to take the American Evaluation Association (AEA) eStudy course being facilitated by Jonny Morell. I’ve seen Jonny speak at conferences before and have learned some useful things, so figured I could … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: Shifting Mental Models to Advance Systems Change

Title: Shifting Mental Models to Advance Systems Change Offered by: FSG, New Profit, and the Collective Impact Forum. Speakers: -Tammy Heinz, Program Officer, Hogg Foundation -Hayling Price, Senior Consultant, FSG-Darrell Scott, Founder, PushBlack-Julie Sweetland, Vice President for Strategy and Innovation, Frameworks … Continue reading

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CES Webinar: Words of Evaluation

Title: Words of Evaluation: A terminological dictionary to clarify communication in evaluation practice Speakers: Richard Marceau, Francine Sylvain, Ghislan Arbour, Frank Hogg Offered by: Canadian Evaluation Society project at the École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP) in Quebec City to create … Continue reading

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