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Emerging Technology Trends in M&E

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

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. Read Full Article

Qualitative Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Interviewing Tips

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

Why Measurement & Evaluation is Important Today as a Project Management Tool

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 pr Read Full Article

Qualitative Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Ethical Considerations in Qualitative Research

Evaluators use the emic perspective, and qualitative data collection techniques, to understand the how and why around a project. Read Full Article

Qualitative Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Free Lists

One way to gather emic, or insider perspective, definitions of project concepts and indicators is to conduct free list interviews, wherein the evaluator asks respondents to list the terms t Read Full Article

Impactful Quantitative Analysis in Evaluation Research

Quantitative approaches can be the vehicle deploying the scientific method in evaluation research. Read Full Article

Choosing a Master’s for Your Monitoring and Evaluation Job Plan

If you are planning on continuing your education for your career by getting monitoring and evaluation training and are researching paths to take, you may want to learn more about what the career outlook is for Master’s graduates, in Read Full Article

2017 Measurement & Evaluation Webinar Series: Emerging Trends

American University’s School of Professional and Extended Studies is pleased to announce a series of Webinars with leading experts in planning, data analytics, program monitoring and evaluation in 2017 who will discuss emerging tren Read Full Article

Measurement and Evaluation Jobs Series

Measurement and evaluation are important tools in both the public and private sectors, in functional areas as diverse as business and sales, data analytics, education, social work, and international development, among others. Read Full Article