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Evaluation Partnerships and the Systems Evaluation Protocol: The Role of Stakeholder Analysis

October 29, 2015 and All Articles, Nonprofits, Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , , 0 Comments

In Part 2 of their series on the Systems Evaluation Protocol, Monica Hargraves and Jennifer Brown Urban introduce tools for conducting stakeholder analysis – a crucial part of ensuring that evaluations will have external validity, and that their results will “stick” in the practice context long after the “official evaluators” have completed their work. — How […]

Evaluation Partnerships and the Systems Evaluation Protocol

October 15, 2015 and All Articles, Nonprofits, Nonprofits and Communities, Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , 0 Comments

This week we introduce a new series of posts from researchers at Montclair State University and Cornell University, describing an approach to program evaluation they have developed they call the “Systems Evaluation Protocol.” Many thanks to Monica Hargraves and Jennifer Brown Urban for sharing their work! — The Systems Evaluation Protocol (SEP) offers a cutting-edge […]

People Power: The Key Ingredient in Implementation Science

March 17, 2015 Nonprofits and Communities Tags: , , , , 0 Comments

In my last post, I gave a few examples of what it looks like when research and practice in the social sector don’t mesh. While it’s easy to agree that research and practice should get along in principle, the devil is in the details. In this post, I look to leading-edge work in implementation science […]