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    What is Evaluation? The statement by the Evaluation 101 Task Force provides staff and members a basic foundation for communicating about what evaluation is Learn more

    Resource eLibrary: AEA members and non-member conference attendees have access to the AEA eLibrary. Learn more

    Professional Groups: Groups of interest to evaluators including AEA Local Affiliates, AEA Topical Interest Groups, International Evaluation Associations and other Professional Associations. Learn more

    Bibliography: AEA Member-Author Bibliography. Learn more

    Blogs: Blogs by evaluators and/or about evaluation. Learn more

    Collections of Instruments and Tools: Sites recommended by members as compilations (broadly defined) of tools and instruments of use to evaluators. Learn more

    Collections of Links: Sites similar to this page with links to multiple web-resources related to evaluation. Only sites with content significantly different from this list are included. Learn more

    Consultants: Independent consultants and firms with AEA members. Learn more

    Cultural Reading of The Program Evaluation Standards (2nd ed): Reports, primary source materials, and intermediate working documents from the cultural reading by AEA's Diversity Committee. Learn more

    Discussion Lists (listservs): Email based discussion lists focusing on evaluation and/or evaluation-related methodologies. Learn more

    Educational Accountability and High Stakes Testing Public Statements: AEA's public statement on educational accountability, high stakes testing, and accompanying resources. Learn more

    Foundations: Foundations funding applied research. Learn more

    Government Evaluation Divisions/Units and NGOs: Evaluation Divisions/Units of Government entities as well as evaluation units of Non-Government Organizations (NGOs). Learn more

    Online Handbooks and Texts: Online, multi-chapter documents focusing on "how to's" of evaluation-related subjects. Learn more

    Public Issues Forums: Recordings and transcript from forums focusing on PART and Evaluation in Federal Agencies Learn more

    Qualitative Data Analysis Software: Products for analyzing text, audio, and pictorial data. Learn more

    Reports and Research from AEA: AEA has conducted a number of surveys, scans, and inquiries in order to understand better its members and the field. Learn more

    Scientifically Based Evaluation Methods: AEA response to US Department of Education Request for Comment regarding Scientifically Based Evaluation Methods and related resources. Learn more

    Survey Design, Administration, Scanning & Analysis Products: Products for developing and administering surveys as well as scanning (OCR etc) survey/form results. Learn more

    University/Academic Departments and Centers: The listed academic Centers and Institutes focus a significant portion of their work in the area of evaluation. Learn more

    University and College Programs: The listed universities offer graduate-level programs and/or certificates in evaluation. Learn more