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NEC Spotlight August 17th, 2022
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Communicating Survey Findings Effectively 

Posted by on July 26th, 2022 0 comments

At the NEC and the NNLM, surveys play an important role in our evaluation practice. We spend a lot of time thinking about surveys, designing them in accordance with “best practices,” and implementing them in a user-friendly manner. In addition to all of this, we also need to think about disseminating our findings effectively to… Read More »

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Erika Martinez Picazo Joins NEC

Posted by on July 26th, 2022 0 comments

We are thrilled to announce that Erika Martinez Picazo has joined the NEC team as an Evaluator. Erika graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where she completed her Masters in Agricultural Economics (2007) and a Masters in Educational Leadership (2017). For the last five years, she worked as a qualitative analyst for Research Support Services,… Read More »

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NNLM User Personas – Feedback Needed

Posted by on July 26th, 2022 0 comments

An NNLM interest group is developing a series of one-page documents called “Personas” to represent users of NNLM’s products and services. These Personas work as avatars or profiles of real users of NNLM resources like webinars, free training programs, and more. They are intended to assist anyone working on educational and community engagement materials and… Read More »

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On Continuous Improvement

Posted by on June 24th, 2022 0 comments

Stumble, failure, mistake, bungle, blunder, miscalculation, misstep. These words may carry a negative tone, however mistakes regularly provide important opportunities to learn, adapt, try new strategies, and inspire positive action on our teams and in our work. I’m a huge college basketball fan and can’t help but associate legendary basketball coach John Wooden with the topic… Read More »

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NNLM Training Survey Tableau Dashboards Launched

Posted by on June 23rd, 2022 0 comments

The NNLM National Evaluation Center’s (NEC) Evaluation & Continuous Improvement (ECI) Core is thrilled to release NNLM Training Survey Tableau Dashboards, version 1.0. These dashboards, which are unique to each ROC, graphically present responses to the standard NNLM Training Survey, in a more approachable, user-friendly manner that empowers ROCs to leverage evaluation data to inform… Read More »

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