Category Archives: Logic Models and Program Theory

Using an evolutionary biology view to connect the intellectual development of evaluation and the development of the evaluation community

This post is an update to a post I did some time ago. I am adding to  it based on some conversations I recently had at the annual meeting of the Canadian Evaluation Society. The topic I’m dealing with is … Continue reading

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AEA 2012 Workshop on logic models – Pre-conference email trail with participants.

Prior to presenting my workshop this year I conducted an email conversation with participates. The technology was crude. I sent out email and asked people to hit “reply all”. Below are the (mostly unedited) comments. My responses to the participates … Continue reading

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Preparation for AEA workshop: Logic Models – Beyond the Traditional View: Metrics, Methods, Expected and Unexpected Change

Place for participants to state preferences about workshop content, to let others offer an opinion about content for a workshop like this, and for participants to get to know each other. Continue reading

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Ideology in evaluation. Help designing devising a scenario for AEA 2011

We have been musing about whether evaluation as practiced by the members of AEA is framed within too narrow range of political and social ideologies. Continue reading

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Evaluating the relationship between development and democracy. Comments sought on draft of a presentation

Evaluating the relationship between development and democracy. Comments sought on draft of a presentation Continue reading

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Surprise in Evaluation: Values and Valuing as Expressed in Political Ideology, Program Theory, Metrics, and Methodology (AEA 2011 – Think Tank Proposal)

Submitted by Jonny Morell Joanne Farley Tarek Azzam Abstract: How does political ideology affect program theories, methodologies, and metrics?

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AEA Session 2011 Development of a session on how ideology affects evaluation design

A discussion space for people interested in a session at AEA 2011 on how political ideology affects evaluation design. Continue reading

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