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The Analytics of Measurement and Evaluation

By taking inspiration from the way corporations use business analytics to optimize their Big Data, our program measurement and evaluation processes can be greatly enhanced. Read Full Article

Measurement and Evaluation Careers in International Development

Measurement and evaluation are integral parts of my work as an international development professional. Read Full Article

Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods for Monitoring and Evaluation

As an evaluator, I am continually amazed by the level and richness of understanding that qualitative data provides. Qualitative data helps me to understand how and why projects are working, or even not working. Read Full Article

Qualitative Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Analyzing Qualitative Data

How evaluators analyze qualitative data largely depends on the design of their evaluations. Read Full Article

Historical Roots of Measurement and Evaluation

Measurement and evaluation derive from our interest in the study of societal problems using valid research designs that incorporate qualitative and quantitative data collection techniques. Read Full Article

MS in Measurement and Evaluation Advisory Council

The online MS in Measurement and Evaluation is taught by professionals with over 20 years of experience who remain active in the field. Read Full Article

Qualitative Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: How to Conduct Focus Groups for Qualitative Data Collection

A focus group is a planned interview with no less than three, up to about twelve people, where the moderator encourages participants to discuss a particular topic, starting with the general and getting more specific, or focused, over... Read Full Article

Qualitative Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Seasonal Calendars and Timelines

Awareness of seasonal or cultural events and the daily activities of project stakeholders is crucial to crafting projects that are appropriate to the local culture and population. We oftentimes use seasonal calendars and timelines, in... Read Full Article

Qualitative Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Card Sorting: A Participatory Tool for Qualitative Data Collection

Card sorting, one of the many participatory tools that evaluators use to gather data, helps us to see how a population sorts through and categorizes cards or oftentimes actual physica Read Full Article

Qualitative Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Participatory Tools for Qualitative Data Collection

Qualitative data plays an important role in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of projects. Read Full Article

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