“This is the evaluation book we’ve been waiting for! A must-read for all learning and working in the field.”    –Amanda M. Olejarski, West Chester University Evaluation Failures: 22 Tales of Mistakes Made and Lessons Learned is a candid collection of stories from seasoned evaluators from a variety of sectors sharing professional mistakes they have made in the past, and what they learned moving forward. As the only book of its kind, editor Kylie Hutchinson has collected a series of engaging, real-life examples that are both entertaining and informative. Each story offers universal lessons as takeaways, and discussion questions for reflective practice. The book is the perfect companion to anyone working in the evaluation field, and to instructors of program evaluation courses who want to bring the real world into their classroom. Available with Perusall—an eBook that makes it easier to prepare for class Perusall is an award-winning eBook platform featuring social annotation tools that allow students and instructors to collaboratively mark up and discuss their SAGE textbook. Backed by research and supported by technological innovations developed at Harvard University, this process of learning through collaborative annotation keeps your students engaged and makes teaching easier and more effective. Learn more.

When National Pride Is Beyond Facts : Navigating Conflicting Stakeholder Requirements

When National Pride Is Beyond Facts : Navigating Conflicting Stakeholder Requirements

Felix Muramutsa, MA Psychology, is a freelance consultant with a background of more than 20 years in evaluation, monitoring, and social research in various domains.

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The accusation was blunt: “How can you act like a foreigner?” It started out as a standard evaluation, but somewhere along the way I began to be treated by some officials as the accomplice of foreigners that wanted to destroy my country’s economy! Let me tell you a story that involves navigating the tricky relationships between international donors and government in collecting baseline findings.

About Me

My name is Felix Muramutsa. I’m a freelance consultant holding 20 years of experience with more than 30 assignments in research, monitoring and evaluation. ...

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