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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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Webinar Notes: Soft Systems Methodology: The Use of Rich Pictures from Evaluation

As part of EvalYear 2015, the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver, is holding a webinar series called: “Practical Applications of Systems to Conduct Evaluation: Cases and Examples“. They have a great list of 30 minute … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: Systems Dynamics: Computer​ Models to Anticipate and Plan for Surprise

As part of EvalYear 2015, the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver, is holding a webinar series called: “Practical Applications of Systems to Conduct Evaluation: Cases and Examples“. They have a great list of 30 minute … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: Making Data Matter: Measurement Basics for Quality Improvement

The Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) is offering three webinars on Measurement for Quality Improvement. These are my notes from the first webinar: Measurement Basics for Quality Improvement (which was held on Oct 22, 2014, but which I realize I haven’t … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: “Emergence: Detection and Interpretation in a Leadership Program” by Michael Quinn Patton

As part of EvalYear 2015, the School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver, is holding a webinar series called: “Practical Applications of Systems to Conduct Evaluation: Cases and Examples“. They have a great list of 30 minute … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: Using Randomized Controlled Trial Designs in Community Settings

Using Randomized Controlled Trial Designs in Community Settings Presenter: Tim Aubry, U of Ottawa Date: 26 March 2014 CES Webinar RCTs often referred to as the “gold standard”, but not everyone believes it “methodological pluralist pragmatists” – program development in … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: Evaluating FASD Prevention & Support Programs

This webinar caught my eye as it is the at the intersection of my former academic world – Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) 1My PhD dissertation was on FASD. and my current world – evaluation. Combine that with the fact … Continue reading

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Webcast Forum Notes: Healthcare Leadership Forum

The Healthcare Leadership Forum in Montreal, was hosted by the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI), the Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR), and the Canadian Health Leadership Network(CHLNET) and was available via live webcast, which I … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: “Issues in Qualitative Analysis and Reporting”

Presenter: Christine Frank, PhD, CE Hosted by: Canadian Evaluation Society Date: 18 Nov 2013 qualitative data are “words, actions, interactions, images” objective” exploring in-depth, finding out why….” research method: qual (explore & define concepts & issues) –> quant (measure, generalize, test … Continue reading

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Webinar Notes: Making Program Evaluation Standards Practical

Presenter: Lyn Shulha, PhD Canadian Evaluation Society webinar date: 11 Dec 2013 editor of latest edition evaluation standards book evaluation vs. research  evaluation: systematic inquiry systematic in that it’s logical inquiry – asking questions, resolving doubt evaluation is often perceived … Continue reading

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