Join EDC at Evaluation 2017

Date: 

Monday, November 6, 2017
Washington, DC

Join Leslie Goodyear—EDC Principal Research Scientist and American Evaluation Association (AEA) President-Elect—and a large team of EDC's expert evaluators, at the Evaluation 2017 Conference! Browse through the schedule below for more information about EDC's sessions, and visit the AEA website to learn more about the theme of this year's conference, "From Learning to Action," and register.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8
TIME EDC PRESENTERS PAPER SESSION
4:30–6:00 p.m. Ginger Fitzhugh (presenting author), Jackie DeLisi (co-author) "Toyota Prius Evaluations: Two Examples of Hybrid Evaluand-Evaluator Models of Formative Evaluation" "Constructing Learning/Learning Constructively as Evaluators in Collaboration with STEM Education Projects"

4:30–6:00 p.m.

Gabriela Garcia (discussant), Ammy Sena (presenter)

"Latina Perspectives: A GEDI's Internship Experience in AEA" "Reflections of Emerging Latinx Evaluators on Culturally Responsive Evaluation and Actionable Evaluation Utilization"
4:30–6:00 p.m.
 
Leslie Goodyear (session chair and discussant)

"Data Collection Challenges to Consider when Designing and Implementing OST Evaluations" (Carrie Liston, presenting author)

"Selecting Metrics to Assess the Impact of OST Programs: Balancing Practitioner Goals with Funder Expectations" (Sophia Mansori, presenting author; Erin Stafford, co-author)

"The Unique Challenges of Conducting Evaluations of Out-of-School Time Programs: Lessons Learned from the Field"
7:00–8:30 p.m. Caroline Parker and Rebecca Schillaci (poster authors) "Measuring the Impact of Programs with the Potential to Transform Outcomes for Youth with Intellectual Disabilities: The Think College Transition Model" "Evaluating the Impact of Inclusive Concurrent Enrollment Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities Using Quasi-experimental Design: Challenges and Possibilities"
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9
8:00–9:00 a.m.

Gabriela Garcia (presenting author)

"What Does Situational Awareness and Interpersonal Competence Mean? Results from Qualitative Interviews with Experienced Practicing Evaluators"

"Stakeholder Engagement"
11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Sheila Rodriguez (facilitator and discussant), Joshua Cox (discussant), Tracy McMahon (co-author)   "Building Capacity for Data Collection and Reporting across Multi-site Evaluations"
3:15–4:15 p.m. Gabriela Garcia (panelist)   "Becoming Better Evaluators Through Reflective Practice: Adventures & Insights from Diverse Evaluators Working in Academic, Government, & Consulting Contexts"
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10

1:45–3:15 p.m.

Rebecca Povec Pagel (discussant) "Using Photography to Create Spaces for Youth Learning and Self-Evaluation" "Learning through Lenses: Fostering a Culture of Learning through Photography"
3:304:15 p.m. Rebecca Carey (co-author), Karen Shakman (co-author) "Lessons Learned about Engaging with Evaluation Stakeholder through Partnerships and Research Alliances: Experiences of the REL-NEI" "It's All About Relationships: Trust and Partnership in Evaluation Capacity Building"
3:30–4:15 p.m. Innocent Chukwu (facilitator and workshop presenter)    "Non-Formal Literacy Assessment - Early Grade Reading Assessment in Non-Formal Learning Centers"
4:30–5:15 pm Christina Bonney (presenting author), Caroline Parker (co-author), Jackie DeLisi (co-author) "Beyond Tallies: Evaluating Quality of Technology Use in High School Science Classrooms" "Innovative Roles for Evaluators to Influence Delivery and Programming of STEM in Schools"
4:30–5:15 p.m. Caroline Parker (session chair)   "Designing Evaluation for Underrepresented Populations"
6:307:15 p.m. Rachel Christina (presenting author) "Differentiation of Effect across Systemic Literacy Programs in Rwanda, the Philippines, and Senegal" "Progress toward a Literate World: Early Reading Interventions in Low- and Middle-Income Countries"
6:30–7:15 p.m. Leslie Goodyear (discussion group leader), Katrina Bledsoe (discussion group leader)   "Learning to Balance Public Policy/Political Preferences with Evaluation Best Practices"
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11
8:00–9:00 a.m. Leslie Goodyear (presenting author) "Facilitating Learning for Wicked Smart Stakeholders" "Connecting the Dots: Exploring the Role of Knowledge Broker at the National Science Foundation"
11:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Karen Shakman (facilitator and discussion group leader), Sheila Rodriguez (discussion group leader), Tracy McMahon (co-author), Neil Schiavo (co-author)   "Building Qualitative Research and Evaluation Capacity through Collective Learning: Reviewing Michael Quinn Patton’s Qualitative Research & Evaluation Methods: Integrating Theory and Practice"
12:15–1:15 p.m. Leslie Goodyear, Kathryn Newcomer   Closing Keynote