• Announcements,  Journal Club,  Professional Development,  Study/Discussion Group

    CES-NS 2024 Spring Journal Club: Tuesday, May 28 12:05pm-12:55pm AT

    Grab your lunch and join us for our May Journal Club session, scheduled for Tuesday, May 28, 12:05pm – 12:55pm Atlantic time. Session Description:  In this session, we will discuss Gokiert et al.’s (2024) article “Evaluation Capacity Building: Experiential Learning Through Community–University Collaboratives.” You can find the article from the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation at https://www.utpjournals.press/doi/pdf/10.3138/cjpe-2024-0003 Please read the article in advance and join us to discuss the ideas and how they connect to our context as evaluators! Moderated by:  Peter MacIntosh Registration:  https://tinyurl.com/4zrawarj Once registered, you will receive the details to log into Zoom. Interested in evaluation? Want to engage with peers in Nova Scotia? Find out more at…

  • Journal Club,  Professional Development,  Study/Discussion Group

    CES-NS 2024 Spring Journal Club: Tuesday April 23 12:05-1:55pm AT (session time extended to accommodate student learning)

    Join us for a special April Session in Partnership with Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Management Dalhousie’s Master of Public Administration (Management) Program students who are in the final days of completing their course in Program Evaluation will join this session. Students will contribute to the discussion, ask questions, and importantly deepen their learning by engaging with members of our CES-NS community of learning and practice! Session Description: In this session, we will discuss Lahey’s (2023) article “John Mayne and the Origins of Evaluation in the Public Sector in Canada: A Shaping of both Evaluation and the Evaluator” You can find the article from the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation at https://www.utpjournals.press/doi/full/10.3138/cjpe.75451…

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    CES-NS 2024 Journal Club: Tuesday, February 27, 12:05-12:55pm AT

    Location:  Zoom Moderated by: Peter MacIntosh Click to Register Once registered, you will receive the details to log into Zoom.   Session Description (PDF): In this session, we will discuss Janzen et al.’s (2023) article, “Community-Based Evaluation When Localizing Sustainable Development Goals” You can find the article from the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation at https://www.utpjournals.press/doi/pdf/10.3138/cjpe.75810 Please read the article in advance and join us to discuss the ideas and how they connect to our context as evaluators! Save the 4th Tuesday each month in your calendars for more Journal Club meetings! Interested in evaluation? Want to engage with peers in Nova Scotia? Find out more at CES-NS or email admin…

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    CES-NS 2024 Journal Club: Winter Sessions

    Tuesday, January 23, 12:05-12:55pm AT Location: Zoom Moderated by: Peter MacIntosh Click to Register Once registered, you will receive the details to log into Zoom. Session Description: In this session, we will discuss Jane Whynot’s article (2023) “In Plain Sight or Just Plain Obscured?: A Review of Professional Evaluation Associations’ Frameworks for Evaluation Practice Supporting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).” You can find the article linked here from the Journal of Multidisciplinary Evaluation Evaluation. Please read the article in advance and join us to discuss the ideas and how they connect to our context as evaluators! Save the 4th Tuesday each month in your calendars for more Journal Club meetings!…

  • Journal Club,  Study and Discussion,  Study/Discussion Group

    TODAY! > Register for this months Fall Journal Club meeting, 12:05-12:55pm AT

    Tuesday, November 28, 12:05-12:55pm AT Moderator: Peter MacIntosh Session Description: Join us for the next Fall Journal Club meeting. In this session, we will discuss Parrott and Carman’s (2019) article “Scaling Up Programs: Reflections on the Importance of Process Evaluation” (linked here from the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation). Please read the article in advance and join us to discuss the ideas and how they connect to our context as evaluators! Once registered, you will receive the details to log into Zoom. Save the 4th Tuesday each month in your calendars for more Journal Club meetings! Interested in evaluation? Want to engage with peers in Nova Scotia? Find out more or…