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You’re an Evaluator? Can You Tell Me What That Means?

Simple question: Can you explain what the academic field of evaluation is? If you’re not an evaluator, the answer is quite possibly no. And if you are an evaluator, the answer is … often no. As a glut of qualitative evidence in the academic press suggests, evaluators may struggle when explaining what it is they […]

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Submissions Open for Early Career Excellence in Teaching Evaluation Awards

Have you ever wanted to engage with thousands of individuals from the evaluation community? Perhaps gather for a shared experience to discuss the practice of evaluation itself? If so, look no further than the 32nd American Evaluation Association’s Annual Conference, Evaluation 2018: Speaking Truth to Power. Evaluation 2018 gathers more than 3,000 evaluators, evaluation scholars, […]

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Call for papers: Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Challenges and Solutions

Call for Papers Dear colleagues, Appologies for cross-posting We are pleased to anounce a special issue : Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Challenges and Solutions Submission Due Date: Jun. 30, 2015 The issue will be published by the American Education Journal About The Education Journal Education Journal (EDU) publishes regular papers and special issues on specific topics […]

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Focusing on Average Treatment Impacts May Underestimate Program Impacts

This post is based on the article “Reconsidering findings of “no effects” in randomized control trials: Modeling differences in treatment impacts” by Brad Chaney. The article appears online at the American Journal of Evaluation. When impacts vary from one subgroup to another, then focusing on average treatment effects (ATEs) may underestimate the impacts, according to […]

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