Practicum Experiences: Navigating Data, Culture, and Evaluation

American University’s (AU) Measurement & Evaluation (M&E) program blends quantitative and qualitative methods, evaluation theories, intercultural communication, and ethics that serve...

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Trends in Monitoring and Evaluation: Self-Reflection, Privilege, and Culturally Responsive Evaluation

I am a 2019 graduate of American University’s Measurement and Evaluation Program. I entered the program with US Peace Corps experience and was working at USAID/Zambia on HIV/AIDS programming at...

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Participant Observation: Getting To The Backstage Part 2

This is the second article in a 4 part series on Using Observation and Participant Observation for Monitoring and Evaluation.

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Are There Specific Academic Specializations Or Degrees That Are More Appropriate to Become An Evaluator? Part 3 by Kavita Mittapalli

Kavita Mittapalli owns a small education research and evaluation firm, MN Associates, Inc. (MNA) outside Washington DC metropolitan area. I founded MNA in 2004 as a graduate student at George...

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Who will hire and train an absolute novice? Part 2 by Kavita Mittapalli

Kavita Mittapalli owns a small education research and evaluation firm, MN Associates, Inc. (MNA) outside Washington DC metropolitan area. I founded MNA in 2004 as a graduate student at George...

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But, How Do I Find My First (Evaluation) Job? Part 1 by Kavita Mittapalli

Kavita Mittapalli owns a small education research and evaluation firm, MN Associates, Inc. (MNA) outside Washington DC metropolitan area. I founded MNA in 2004 as a graduate student at George...

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Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning in Philanthropy: Common Practices and Challenges

Philanthropies are increasingly turning their attention to monitoring and evaluation (M&E). Some more mature philanthropies have well-established M&E functions, and many newer...

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Measurement and Evaluation Coursework: Lessons Learned from Practicum Assignments

Getting practical experience in evaluation as part of my studies is what drew me to American University’s Certificate in Project Monitoring and Evaluation program.

Gregory Warner, Alumnus...

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Populating a Focus Group by Beverly Peters

Greetings! I am Beverly Peters, assistant professor of Measurement and Evaluation at American University. This is the third article in a 6-part series on Using Focus Groups for Monitoring and...

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Focus Group Planning by Beverly Peters

Hello again! I am Beverly Peters, assistant professor of Measurement and Evaluation at American University. This is the second article in a 6-part series on Using Focus Groups for Monitoring and...

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