“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.

The Only Way Out Is Through

Stephanie Evergreen, PhD, is best known for being an approachable and research-based data visualization nerd.

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Melissa Al-Azzawi

I have failed so many times, I’m like a fail hoarder. I have failed in delivering useful external evaluation reports to clients. I have failed and brought others down with me in team evaluation projects. I have failed to the point that people I had gone through graduate school admiring have since shamed my work. I have failed so much that others confess their failures to me. I now collect failures like a Girl Scout with a sash full of badges.

About Me

I am Stephanie Evergreen. I have a PhD in evaluation, though I focus most of my efforts these days on teaching my ...

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