This one-of-a-kind book fills a gap in the literature by providing readers with a systematic approach to monitoring and evaluation (M&E) training for programs and projects. Bridging theoretical concepts with practical, how-to knowledge, the authors draw upon the scholarly literature, applied resources, and over 50 years of combined experience to provide expert guidance that can be tailored to different M&E training needs and contexts, including those for novices, professionals, organizations and their staff, community members, and other groups with a desire to learn and sustain sound M&E practices.
Typically one-way delivery of training content from a presenter, but can be accompanied by questions, answers, and discussion.
Lectures are useful to convey a large amount of information in a short period of time, without interruption, and to a large group of people. They are also useful because they can be prepared beforehand to ensure all learning points are covered in a structured manner, supporting a structured progression (Adult Learning Principle 3, Chapter 4, Table 4.4). This helps ensure learning content is consistently covered when repeating training to different audiences and for reliable learning assessment of key learning points. Another potential advantage of lectures is that they can be recorded to be used later for consistent messaging and greater outreach (e.g., using online webcasts of ...