6 Sampling Techniques: How to Choose a Representative Subset of the Population – SocialCops

The best surveys keep target population at the core of their design. Learn about 6 effective sampling techniques that help you account for your population. Source: 6 Sampling Techniques: How to Choose a Representative Subset of the Population – SocialCopsFiled under: Evaluation

Master (Blended Learning) of Evaluation MABLE | Master | Saarland University

The new ‘Master (Blended Learning) of Evaluation’ is unique in Europe and only few universities in the world are offering comparable study programmes. This study programme provides students skills and knowledge for professional scientific work on evaluations in the fields of politics, administration, and social services. Key elements of the study programme are theories, research… Read More Master (Blended Learning) of Evaluation MABLE | Master | Saarland University

IEG: Evaluability and why it is Important for Evaluators and Non-Evaluators

Evaluability assessments can help us ask fundamental questions about the strategic allocation of scarce evaluation resources and strengthen internal monitoring processes. See IEG’s new post: Source: Evaluability and why it is Important for Evaluators and Non-Evaluators | Independent Evaluation GroupFiled under: Evaluation

Evaluation: a missed opportunity in the SDGs’ first set of Voluntary National Reviews – pubs.iied.org

Benoit Simon, Wolfgang Meyer, Stefano D’Errico, Thomas Schwandt, Dorothy Lucks, Chen Zhaoying, Kassem El-​Saddik, Elisabeth Schneider, Lena Taube, Simon Anderson, Zenda Ofir IIED Briefing, 4 pages At the 2016 UN High Level Political Forum, 22 countries presented Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs) — status reports on their efforts to implement national-level follow-up and review frameworks for… Read More Evaluation: a missed opportunity in the SDGs’ first set of Voluntary National Reviews – pubs.iied.org

Revistas de Evaluación – #Eval Journals – Revistas de Avaliação – Revues spécialisées en évaluation – Evaluierungszeitschriften

Originally posted on Al Borde del Caos:
Tras el relevamiento de los posgrados de evaluación en América Latina, y pensando en la difusión de los Estándares de Evaluación para América Latina y el Caribe, resulta oportuno contar con un listado de las distintas revistas especializadas en evaluación. Gracias al apoyo y sugerencias de algunos colegas,…

Evaluation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – Global Parliamentarian Forum for Evaluation

Meet a Parliamentarian Webinar Series: Evaluation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Source: Evaluation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – Global Parliamentarian Forum for EvaluationFiled under: Evaluation

New book: Monitoring and Evaluation Training: A Systematic Approach

Originally posted on intelligent measurement:
An under-appreciated area has been what is a systematic approach to monitoring and evaluation (M&E) training for programs and projects. Now this gap has been filled with a new book from  Scott Chaplowe and J. Bradley Cousins: Monitoring and Evaluation Training: A Systematic Approach “Bridging theoretical concepts with practical, how-to…

Putting Behavior Change at the Center of Development and Evaluation | Independent Evaluation Group presents #CrI2SP

To understand better the extent to which behavior change is already built into World Bank Group practices, IEG developed a new framework for Evaluating Behavior Change in International Development Operations. The underpinnings of the framework are rooted in research – both, standard neoclassical economics and behavioral economics – that shows behavior change is dependent on… Read More Putting Behavior Change at the Center of Development and Evaluation | Independent Evaluation Group presents #CrI2SP