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MS in Measurement & Evaluation Resources

Thinking Outside the Box with Results Frameworks

As a visual person, I love using results frameworks to understand theory of change, identify indicators, and track progress.

Preparing for Evaluation in a High Security Environment

Congratulations! You have been awarded a contract to evaluate a high-visibility project.

The Emic and the Etic in Practice: Working with Refugees in Chios, Greece

My professional background is in development, but recently I made my first foray into humanitarian relief, as a volunteer on the island of Chios in Greece.

Quality Data for Monitoring and Evaluation

Data is a key component of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) work as the quality of its findings affects decision making.

Lessons from My First Evaluation Assignment

From expertise and organization focus to technology and finding my fit, I learned a lot from my first evaluation assignment.

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning in Governance

Good governance requires that citizens monitor power-holders and that power-holders evaluate whether their systems and practices produce the intended positive impact on citizens’ lives.

Emerging Technology Trends in M&E

Technology is playing a large role in the recent trends we are seeing in monitoring and evaluation.

Lessons Learned from a New Evaluation Consultant

I am used to blank stares and polite nods when strangers ask what I do for a living. “An evaluator?” they ask with a curious head tilt. Evaluation is not a commonly understood occupation.

Qualitative Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Interviewing Tips

Gathering very rich, detailed, emic data! This is the purpose of our qualitative interviews.

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