• Networking,  Professional Development

    CES-NS Journal Club (May 25) – Professionalism in Program Evaluators: A Comparison of American and Canadian Evaluators

    CES Nova Scotia Monthly Online Journal ClubMay 25, 2022, 12:05 – 12:55 p.m Atlantic Time Registration:https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIvcO2oqjosHtA7h2YHgb6FcDyuw6YIT-Tw CES-Nova Scotia is pleased to collaborate with other Atlantic CES Chapters to host an online Journal Club for CES members and guests, on the fourth Wednesday of every month. This month’s article is from the latest edition of the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, entitled: Professionalism in Program Evaluators: A Comparison of American and Canadian Evaluators Article abstract: The professionalization of evaluation means different things to different people, and as a result, the field lacks a clear understanding of how to empirically assess evaluator professionalism. This exploratory study used a sociological model to study the…

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    Reminder: CES-NS Journal Club (Apr 27) – The Role of Evaluative Thinking in the Teaching of Evaluation

    CES Nova Scotia Monthly Online Journal ClubApril 27, 2022, 12:05 – 12:55 p.m Atlantic Time Registration:https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqcuyrrzooH9fXyzn__KDCvjqFXE-a3Piq CES-Nova Scotia is pleased to collaborate with other Atlantic CES Chapters to host an online Journal Club for CES members and guests, on the fourth Wednesday of every month. This month, we will examine a practice note from the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, entitled: The Role of Evaluative Thinking in the Teaching of Evaluation. Article abstract: In this practice note, I share some reflections on the role of evaluative thinking in the teaching of evaluation. I teach an introductory graduate-level evaluation course to Master’s and Doctoral students and also provide ECB workshops to various community-based education…

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    Seeking Nominations for Nova Scotia Recipients of Canadian Evaluation Society (CES) 2022 Conference Registration Fee Awards

    The Nova Scotia Chapter of the Canadian Evaluation Society (CES-NS) is seeking nominations for an award to support attendance at the CES 2022 national conference taking place from June 13 to 15, 2022 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. More information is available at https://c2022.evaluationcanada.ca/. Conference registration, travel, and accommodation support is available in a limited amount for members, and one conference registration is available a non-member. We welcome nominations of any current resident of Nova Scotia who has made or has the potential to make an important contribution to the evaluation community in our province. Individuals can be emerging practitioners or those more experienced with evaluation. We are particularly interested in nominations…

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    CES-NS Journal Club (Apr 27) – The Role of Evaluative Thinking in the Teaching of Evaluation

    CES Nova Scotia Monthly Online Journal ClubApril 27, 2022, 12:05 – 12:55 p.m Atlantic Time Registration:https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqcuyrrzooH9fXyzn__KDCvjqFXE-a3Piq CES-Nova Scotia is pleased to collaborate with other Atlantic CES Chapters to host an online Journal Club for CES members and guests, on the fourth Wednesday of every month. This month, we will examine a practice note from the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, entitled: The Role of Evaluative Thinking in the Teaching of Evaluation. Article abstract: In this practice note, I share some reflections on the role of evaluative thinking in the teaching of evaluation. I teach an introductory graduate-level evaluation course to Master’s and Doctoral students and also provide ECB workshops to various…

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    CES-NS Journal Club (Mar 23) – Scope Creep and Purposeful Pivots in Developmental Evaluation

    CES Nova Scotia Monthly Online Journal ClubMarch 23, 2022, 12:05 – 12:55 p.m Atlantic Time Registration:https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcqfuipqjoqGtejijN5z6P-_5iV7CQDo92g CES-Nova Scotia is pleased to collaborate with other Atlantic CES Chapters to host an online Journal Club for CES members and guests, on the fourth Wednesday of every month. On March 23, we will examine a practice note from the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation, entitled: Scope Creep and Purposeful Pivots in Developmental Evaluation.  Article abstract: This practice note illustrates a situation where, as program evaluators, we crept beyond the provisional boundaries set by our Developmental Evaluation (DE) goals to facilitate learning. Our DE was initially focused on one program which was being designed for online…