How has your work in the following areas led to reflection on evaluation
theory and change in evaluation practice?
More and more different sectors are working together to share expertise
and resources. What challenges and opportunities arise during intersectoral
evaluations? How are evaluation partnerships fostered? How are diverse
Working with Diverse Populations
Evaluators require flexibility and skill to work effectively with culturally
diverse populations. What sensitivities do evaluators need in such situations?
What ethical issues are raised by such evaluations?
Expanding Methodological Horizons
New conceptualizations, practices and technologies influence evaluation.
What methodologies best foster evaluations that make a difference? What
role (e.g. internet surveys) is technology playing in your evaluations?
Building Evaluation Capacity
Building capacity can be implicit or explicit in an evaluation. What
methods and procedures work best in building evaluation capacity? What
is, or should
be, the role of the evaluator in capacity building? What are essential
conditions for successful capacity building? And what constitutes success?