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In April 2015, this NEO Shop Talk post introduced you to something called a “Tearless Logic Model” that was developed by a group of community psychologists at Wichita State University and published in the Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice. I am here to report that I have used this, and it is true. It… Read More »
As you already know, the whole NEO team attended the Evaluation 2017 conference last week. I learned enough to fill up quite a few blog posts. Today’s is about some free tools I found out about that can help communities get comfortable working with data. I went to a presentation by the Engagement Lab at Emerson… Read More »
The promotora’s uncle was sick and decided it was his time to die. She was less convinced, so she researched his symptoms on MedlinePlus and found evidence that his condition probably was treatable. So she gathered the family together to persuade him to seek treatment. Not only did her uncle survive, he began teaching his… Read More »
Here’s a statistic to ponder. According to a study done by Microsoft, as reported in Time magazine, the average adult human has a shorter attention span than a goldfish. Goldfish can pay attention for 9 seconds, but you’ll lose a human after 8. While this attention span statistic has been questioned, such as in this article… Read More »
By guest blogger Michelle Eberle, Consultant, Massachusetts Library System In my new position with the Massachusetts Library System (MLS), one of my roles is providing consultation for strategic planning. The Massachusetts Library System, a non-profit funded by the Commonwealth, support all types of libraries (public, school, academic, and special). Yes, that includes health sciences libraries,… Read More »