MS in Measurement & Evaluation Resources
One of the biggest strengths of American University’s Measurement and Evaluation Program is its student body.
As a visual person, I love using results frameworks to understand theory of change, identify indicators, and track progress.
Congratulations! You have been awarded a contract to evaluate a high-visibility project.
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.
Data is a key component of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) work as the quality of its findings affects decision making.
From expertise and organization focus to technology and finding my fit, I learned a lot from my first evaluation assignment.
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.
Technology is playing a large role in the recent trends we are seeing in monitoring and evaluation.
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.
Gathering very rich, detailed, emic data! This is the purpose of our qualitative interviews.