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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.

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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.

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Measurement and Evaluation Careers in International Development

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

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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.

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American University School of Professional & Extended Studies Launches Three New Online Master’s Degree Programs

Washington, DC (June, 16, 2016) – The School of Professional & Extended Studies (SPExS) at American University is introducing three new online master’s degree programs.

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Asking Program Evaluation Questions
M&E Careers Webinar with Leslie Sherriff

Online Graduate Certificate in Monitoring & Evaluation Adjunct Professor Leslie Sherriff presented on March 4, 2016 on careers in the field. She went into detail on industries, job roles, and skills needed for M&E.

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Reading, Writing, and Interpreting Evaluation Statements of Work (SOWs)

Statements of Work (SOWs),1 are valuable tools to define expectations of M&E practitioners, project timelines, and monitoring and evaluation plans.

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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 conjunction with...

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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 physical items.

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