EvaluLand

The Land of Evaluation

About the show

This podcast discusses the land of evaluation. Each episode will feature a guest in or around the land of evaluation to discuss something evaluation related.

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Episodes

  • 30: Eval21Reflections with Radical (Re)imagining

    December 7th, 2021  |  38 mins 16 secs
    american evaluation association, conference, eval21, evaluation, radical (re)imagining

    I chat with Libby Smith and Tiffany Tovey, two of the three hosts of the Radical Re(imagining) podcast, to chat about what felt radical about the 2021 AEA virtual conference.

  • 29: Project Management with Jennifer Puma

    December 2nd, 2021  |  1 hr 14 mins
    evaluation, project management

    Jennifer Puma and I talk about project management in evaluation, including how she manages evaluation projects from start to finish and how she brings her project management training into her organizations and with the clients she works with.

  • 28: Project Management with Jennifer Bisgard

    November 18th, 2021  |  1 hr 8 mins
    evaluation, project management

    Jennifer Bisgard and I talk about project management in evaluation, including how she manages evaluation projects from start to finish and useful tools in her company's practice.

  • 27: Independent Consulting with Elizabeth Grim

    October 26th, 2021  |  54 mins 46 secs
    evaluation, independent consulting, reporting, values

    Elizabeth and I discuss her incredible journey through evaluation from research analyst to independent consultant to founder and principal of her own evaluation consulting firm, Intention 2 Impact.

  • 26: Evaluation entrepreneurship with Nina Sabarre

    September 28th, 2021  |  55 mins 30 secs
    consulting, entrepreneurship, evaluation

    Nina and I discuss her incredible journey through evaluation from research analyst to independent consultant to founder and principal of her own evaluation consulting firm, Intention 2 Impact.

  • 25: What's the difference between evaluation and research? An interview by James Pann

    July 13th, 2021  |  58 mins 20 secs
    evaluation, professionalization, research on evaluation, research vs evaluation

    I'm interviewed by James Pann, PhD about my latest research on evaluation study in the American Journal of Evaluation.

  • 24: Evaluation Worldwide - Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and South Caucasus

    May 11th, 2021  |  40 mins 39 secs
    central asia, eastern europe, eca, evaluation, evalyouth, south caucasus

    In this short series of episodes, I talk with evaluators across the world to discuss what evaluation looks like in their region. In this episode, I chat with Tamara Kabysh-Rybalka and Dana Reva about evaluation in Eastern Europe, Central Asia, and South Caucasus.

  • 23: Evaluation Worldwide - Middle East and North Africa

    April 27th, 2021  |  48 mins 37 secs
    evaluation, mena, middle east, north africa

    In this short series of episodes, I talk with evaluators across the world to discuss what evaluation looks like in their region. In this episode, I chat with Hayat Askar and Sana Ben Salem about evaluation in the Middle East and North Africa.

  • 22: Evaluation Worldwide - Latin America and Caribbean

    April 13th, 2021  |  1 hr 6 mins
    caribbean, evaluation, lac, latin america, worldwide

    In this short series of episodes, I talk with evaluators across the world to discuss what evaluation looks like in their region. In this episode, I chat with Tom Ling and Oto Potluka from the European Evaluation Society about evaluation in Europe.

  • 21: Evaluation Worldwide - Europe

    March 30th, 2021  |  47 mins 47 secs
    europe, evaluation, worldwide

    In this short series of episodes, I talk with evaluators across the world to discuss what evaluation looks like in their region. In this episode, I chat with Tom Ling and Oto Potluka from the European Evaluation Society about evaluation in Europe.

  • 20: The Influence of Carol Weiss with Gregory Greenman II

    March 16th, 2021  |  47 mins 31 secs
    carol weiss, dissertation, evaluation, research on evaluation

    We’re getting meta today… looking at the influence of a major influencer in evaluation: Carol Weiss! I chat with Gregory Greenman II about his dissertation examining citation metrics of her work across disciplines.

  • 19: Book Publishing with Helen Salmon

    March 2nd, 2021  |  36 mins 44 secs
    evaluation

    I chat with Helen Salmon from SAGE Publishing about book publishing!

  • 18: EvalYouth Global Mentoring Program

    February 16th, 2021  |  44 mins 4 secs
    evaluation. evalyouth, mentoring

    I chat with Sawsan Al-Zatari, Zach Tilton, and Teddy Theoharis about the EvalYouth Global Mentoring Program.

  • 17: Teaching Interpersonal Effectiveness with Tiffany Smith and Libby Smith

    February 2nd, 2021  |  1 hr 4 mins
    breathwork, evaluation, interpersonal skills, reflective practice

    This week I chat with Tiffany and Libby about our experiences teaching a course on interpersonal effectiveness, including why it's important and why we believe these skills can and should be explicitly taught.

  • 16: Social Justice Evaluation with Dr. Aisha Rios

    January 19th, 2021  |  1 hr 4 mins
    dei, evaluation, reflection, social justice

    This week I chat with Dr. Aisha Rios to both get to know her a little better and to talk about social justice in evaluation.

  • 15: Podcasting

    January 5th, 2021  |  24 mins 20 secs
    podcasting

    I've received multiple questions about my podcasting setup and process. Rather than answer the questions individually, I thought I would podcast about it!