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Communication Platforms for Data Collection & Stakeholder Engagement

Posted on August 19, 2020 by  in , ,

When looking at online platforms to make virtual evaluation possible, it is important to consider the types of activities that you will need to do. These include interviews, surveys, collaboration, and planning sessions. Below are some communication platforms for data collection and stakeholder engagement.

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Webinar: How to Avoid Common Pitfalls When Writing Evaluation Plans for ATE Proposals

Posted on July 28, 2020 by , , in Webinars ()

Presenter(s): Anastasia Councell, Emma Leeburg, Lyssa Wilson Becho
Date(s): August 19, 2020
Time: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Eastern
Recording: https://youtu.be/LTMShY2tM0o

Join this webinar to learn what pitfalls to watch out for when writing evaluation plans for grant proposals! In this webinar, we will share some of the biggest mistakes made in evaluation plans for ATE proposals and how to fix them. This webinar will go beyond EvaluATE’s current checklist for writing evaluation plans to highlight the good and the bad from real-world examples. Grant writers, project staff, and evaluators are encouraged to attend! Those completely new to grant writing may want to review the basic elements of an evaluation plan in our short video series prior to attending this webinar.

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Toolkit for Writing Evaluation Plans for ATE Proposals
Blog: Kirkpatrick Model for ATE Evaluation
Blog: Three Questions to Spur Action from Your Evaluation Report
Video Series: Evaluation: The Secret Sauce

Webinar: Adapting Evaluations in the Era of Social Distancing

Posted on April 27, 2020 by , , in Webinars

Presenter(s): Anastasia Councell, Lyssa Wilson Becho, Michael Lesiecki
Date(s): May 27, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Recording: https://youtu.be/Ylo9p111Mcc

As we continue to social distance to keep our communities safe, evaluators and project stakeholders must think about and conduct evaluations in new ways. In this webinar, we will share 10 strategies for adapting to this new evaluation reality. These strategies will help participants rethink evaluation plans amidst project changes and disruptions, engage stakeholders virtually, and adapt to remote data collection. Participants will have a chance to hear from other evaluators and share their own successes and struggles with adjusting evaluation practices in the era of social distancing. This webinar will provide practical tools to apply to evaluation work during this time of uncertainty and change. 

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