Since we use all kinds of programs daily in our evaluation work, we thought we would share some of our favourite Excel tips & tricks that we find save us time! Peter Conditional formatting – great for catching duplicates, outliers, and errors. If you highlight a group of cells, at the bottom right of the […]

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We can’t help but like what we do here at Cathexis, and often times we have a large amount of resources at our fingertips, but tend to use some more than others. Here are our favourite resources right now:   Carina’s favourite resource: Slidedocs Why? Because it’s an easily digestible format, and it focuses on […]

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    As fall is ‘back to school’ time, we thought we’d share a quick list of five great evaluation-related learning opportunities we’re excited about this season:             American Evaluation Association (AEA) Coffee Breaks: Did you know the American Evaluation Association offers a series of quick 20 minute webinar presentations […]

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Over the last year, we’ve really been trying to up our game when it comes to report writing.  Why?  We want our evaluations to be meaningful and promote further understanding. Long reports with page after page of results can leave stakeholders wondering what it all means. We’ve been really inspired by the work of folks […]

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RESOURCE: Bringing Evidence-Based Treatments into Practice Project (2014) PRODUCER: Melanie Barwick, of SickKids, Grant funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Check out this series of beautifully illustrated videos on knowledge translation and implementation. After watching these short videos, Melanie Barwick (‘Dr. Mel’) and her team will have answered these questions for you: Why […]

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Sachant qu’il y a moins de ressouces d’évaluation en francais que ce qui existe en anglais, nous avons compilé une liste des ressources en francais que nous connaissons. Si vous en connaissez d’autres, s’il vous plaît n’hésitez à nous aider à développer notre liste. Ressouces d’évaluation en francais: Le portail  francophone de l’évaluation : www.evaluation.francophonie.org Société […]

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Resource: Introduction to Knowledge Translation (2012) Producer: The Capacity Enhancement Program of the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer This 4 ½ minute video provides a great overview of the Knowledge to Action Cycle developed by Ian Graham and his colleagues (affectionately known as the KTA cycle). The KTA cycle is one of the more commonly-used knowledge […]

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Data visualization

Published on May 16, 2013 in Buzz, Favourite Resources

Links to resources on data visualization

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Evaluation Societies

Published on September 30, 2010 in Buzz, Favourite Resources

Links to evaluation societies in Canada and abroad

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Standards

Published on September 30, 2010 in Buzz, Favourite Resources

Links to standards and ethical conducts

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Links to Evaluation Manuals and capacity building

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Measurement and Statistics

Published on September 30, 2010 in Buzz, Favourite Resources

Links to measurement and statistics

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Social Research and Social Indicators

Published on September 30, 2010 in Buzz, Favourite Resources

Links to social research and indicators

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Clearinghouses

Published on September 30, 2010 in Buzz, Favourite Resources

Links to free or low cost evaluation and outcomes measurement resources

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Cathexis’ Meta-Evaluation

Published on May 25, 2010 in Buzz, Favourite Resources

This section includes a description of our process for evaluating our own evaluations (meta-evaluation), and the tools that we use to do it.

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