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Posts by archive: January 2014

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Evaluation Terminology: An Overview and Free Resources

Posted by on January 30th, 2014 0 comments

Last week I attended an excellent webinar session presented by Kylie Hutchinson of Community Solutions Planning & Evaluation about the vast and often jargony world of evaluation terminology. As part of Hutchison’s research she consulted three online evaluation glossaries* and counted thirty six different definitions of evaluation methods within them. What accounts for so much… Read More »

Posted in: Practical Evaluation

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“Evidence” — what does that mean?

Posted by on January 21st, 2014 0 comments

In our health information outreach work we are expected to provide evidence of the value of our work, but there are varying definitions of the word “evidence.” The classical evidence-based medicine approach (featuring results from randomized controlled clinical trials) is a model that is not always relevant in our work. At the 2013 EBLIP7 meeting… Read More »

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