MS in Measurement & Evaluation Resources
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.
As a project management tool, Measurement and Evaluation is a rapidly expanding field that has proven invaluable to any institute or organization, both public and private, government and non-government which utilizes programs and... Read Full Article
Evaluators use the emic perspective, and qualitative data collection techniques, to understand the how and why around a project.
Quantitative approaches can be the vehicle deploying the scientific method in evaluation research.