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...

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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...

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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. It is my experience that trying to understand “the why” or “the how” really helps me to...

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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...

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Qualitative Methods in Monitoring and Evaluation: Analyzing Qualitative Data

How evaluators analyze qualitative data largely depends on the design of their evaluations. Your analysis is meant to turn your data into findings, and your evaluation design guides both the...

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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. If we...

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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. To further ensure the curriculum is current and relevant, an...

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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...

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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...

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