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… More
After much anticipation, the stories from the “Evaluations that Make a Difference” project are now up online! These eight stories focus on the impact that evaluation can have. The publication identifies “enabling factors” that contributed to the impact of the evaluations, highlighting a benefit for evaluators and evaluation users. Congratulations to all those who were… More
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… More
Adina Jacobson has contributed to the latest volume of the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation (Vol 28. No. 1) with a review of David Fetterman’s Empowerment Evaluation in the Digital Villages: Hewlett Packard’s $15 Million Race Towards Social Justice. What does she think of the book? You’ll have to check out the book review to… More
Melissa attended a workshop at the 2013 Canadian Evaluation Society Conference that was so impressive that we commissioned the presenter, Stephanie Evergreen, to conduct a webinar for the Cathexis staff. Stephanie challenged us to move beyond the tried-and-true Excel graphs towards visuals that get the message across. Gone are the days of unsightly gridlines, repetitive… More
At the most recent 2013 Canadian Evaluation Society Conference we challenged attendees to tap into their creative side and draw an evaluation cartoon! Check out some of the artistry below: [singlepic id=34 w=560 h=480 float=center] For more evaluation cartoons, check out the contributions of Chris Lysy to his website devoted to evaluation cartoons. Amazing!