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Evaluation Implications of the Coronavirus Emergency

I have been doing evaluations and writing about the evaluation profession for nearly 50 years. For the last decade, I’ve been writing about evaluation under conditions of complexity (Developmental Evaluation) and global systems transformations (Blue Marble Evaluation). I’ve been getting queries from colleagues young and old, novice evaluators and long-time practitioners, asking how I’m making […]

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Basics of Theory: A Brief, Plain Language, Introduction

Throughout March we have explored research design, with a focus on theory and conceptual frameworks. Find the unfolding series here. Bernadette Wright and Steve Wallis, co-authors of Practical Mapping for Applied Research and Program Evaluation, were previous Mentors-in-residence. See their previous posts using this link.  Why worry about theory? In 1976, (yes, a few decades ago) the band […]

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