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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  • 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

    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

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

  • 14: Coalition Evaluation

    December 8th, 2020  |  58 mins 23 secs
    aea, business, coalitions, evaluation, independent consulting, partnership, tigs

    This episode I chat with Ann Webb Price and Susan Wolfe about coalition evaluation, partnering together in evaluation, the independent consulting TIG of AEA, and so much more!

  • 13: Out-of-School-Time Evaluation

    November 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins
    after-school programs, covid-19, demystifying data, evaluation, out-of-school time

    In this episode, I chat with Aasha Joshi and Hannah Lantos about their recent chapter "Demystifying data: Strategies and tools for making data more meaningful in OST programs" in the recently released book Measure, Use, Improve! Data use in out-of-school time, edited by Christina Russell and Corey Newhouse.

  • 12: Eval20 Virtual Experience - Post-Conference Reflections

    November 10th, 2020  |  34 mins 35 secs
    american evaluation association, conference, eval20, evaluation

    In this episode, eight evaluators and I share thoughts and reflections after AEA 2020 virtual experience.

  • 11: Eval20 Virtual Experience - Pre-Conference Reflections

    October 27th, 2020  |  40 mins 20 secs
    american evaluation association, conference, eval20, evaluation

    In this episode, nine evaluators and I share thoughts and reflections about the upcoming AEA 2020 virtual experience.

  • 10: Nonprofit Evaluation and Music with Chari Smith

    October 13th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins

    This week, Chari Smith joins me to talk about nonprofit evaluation, how to build a culture of evaluation, the relationship between music and evaluation, and the AEA conference.

  • 9: R with David Keyes

    September 29th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    courses, evaluation, r

    This week I chat with David Keyes about R and our new course on inferential statistics with R.

  • 8: Solopreneurship with Ann K. Emery

    September 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 4 mins
    consulting, data visualization, entreprenurship, evaluation, teaching

    This week I am joined by Ann K. Emery about her journeys in evaluation and entrepreneurship. Ann K. Emery is an internationally-acclaimed speaker who equips organizations to get their data out of dusty spreadsheets and into real-world conversations. She now runs Depict Data Studio.

  • 7: Trust and Numbers with Anjie Rosga

    September 1st, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    evaluation, objectivity, power, trust, truth

    This week, we’re chatting with AnnJanette, or Anjie, Rosga about objectivity, trust and numbers, truth and power, and more.

  • 6: Research Roundup

    August 18th, 2020  |  50 mins 25 secs
    advocacy, evaluation, evaluation theory, research on evaluation, social justice

    This week I discuss some of the latest Research on Evaluation (RoE) articles that have come out in 2020.