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Discussion Lists/Listservs

AEA's Association Listserv: Over 2000 evaluators subscribe to AEA's own vibrant listserv, EVALTALK. All members of the evaluation community, AEA members and nonmembers alike, are invited to join.

AEA List name: EVALTALK
Topics: All types of evaluation
Sponsor: Official list of the American Evaluation Association
Information link: http://bama.ua.edu/archives/evaltalk.html
For assistance contact: Debra Nelson-Gardell at dnelsong@sw.ua.edu


Other Lists and Listservs: This page contains a list of various evaluation related discussion lists/listservs that have been brought to our attention, including those coordinated by AEA's Topical Interest Groups and Affiliates. If you know of any lists we missed, or if you find a link that does not work please let us know by sending an email to office@eval.org.


AEA List Name: AEA Graduate Student & New Evaluator TIG listserv
Topics: Topics of interest to graduate students or new professionals in evaluation
Sponsor: Graduate Student Topical Interest Group (TIG) of the American Evaluation Association
Information Link: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/AEA_GSNE_TIG/
For assistance contact: Chris Coryn at christian.coryn@wmich.edu


AEA List Name: AEA Business & Industry TIG listserv
Topics: Topics of interest of issues and ideas for improving business and industry through evaluation
Sponsor:  Business & Industry Topical Interest Group (TIG) of the American Evaluation Association
Information Link: http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/evalbni/
For assistance contact: evalbni-owner@yahoogroups.com


List name: AERA-H
Topics: School evaluation and program development
Sponsor: School Evaluation and Program Development SIG: American Educational Research Association
Information link: http://www.aera.net/divisions/?id=207


List name: AERA-D
Topics: Educational measurement and research methodology
Sponsor: American Educational Research Association
Information link: http://www.aera.net/divisions/?id=516


List name: AILIST
Topics: Appreciative inquiry discussion list
Sponsor: Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western
Reserve University
Information link: http://mailman.business.utah.edu:8080/mailman/listinfo/ailist


List Name: ARLIST-L
Topics: Multidisciplinary discussion of action research theory and practice
Sponsor: Bob Dick
Information Link:
http://www.scu.edu.au/schools/gcm/ar/arr/arlist.html
For assistance contact: Bob Dick at bd@uq.net.au


List Name: ARNOVA-L
Topics: Forum for those interested in non-profits or voluntary action
Sponsor: Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations
& Voluntary Action
Information Link: http://www.arnova.org/listserv.php#Join
For assistance contact: Roger Lohmann at rlohmann@wvu.edu


List name: ATLAS-Ti
Topics: Use of the qualitative data analysis software ATLAS-Ti
Sponsor: Scientific Software Development (ATLAS-Ti)
Information link: http://www.atlasti.de/


AEA List name: Empowerment Evaluation
Topics: Collaborative, participatory and empowerment (CPE) evaluation
Sponsor: CPE Topical Interest Group (TIG) of the American Evaluation Association
Information Link: http://www.eval.org/TIGs/empower.html
For assistance contact: David Fetterman at davidf@leland.stanford.edu


AEA List name: EVALBUSINESS
Topics: Topics of interest to independent consultants
Sponsor: Independent Consulting Topical Interest Group (TIG) of the American Evaluation Association
Information Link: http://comm.eval.org/independentconsulting/ourdiscussiongroup
For assistance contact: Stephen Maack at consultant@reapchange.com


List Name: EVALSIOP
Topics: Strategic Evaluation Network - Evaluation of programs, strategic change, policies
Sponsor: The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University
Information link: http://evaluation.wmich.edu/archives/evalsiop.html
For assistance contact: Jane Davidson at Jane.Davidson@wmich.edu


List Name: EVAL-SYS
Topics: Systems perspectives in the field of evaluation
Sponsor: The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University
Information link: http://evaluation.wmich.edu/archives/eval-sys.html
For assistance contact: Thomaz Chianca at thomaz.chianca@wmich.edu


List Name: GOVTEVAL
Topics: Public sector evaluation
Sponsor: Center for Development & Research in Evaluation (CeDRE), Malaysia
Information link: http://www.eval.org/Resources/govteval.asp
For assistance contact: Arunaselam Rasappan at artd@nasioncom.net
or admin@cedre.org.my


List Name: InterAction Evaluation and Program Effectiveness Working Group (EPEWG) - OPEN to InterAction members only
Topics: International NGO humanitarian assistance, development and advocacy evaluation
Sponsor: InterAction Evaluation and Program Effectiveness Working Group (EPEWG)
For assistance contact: webmaster@interaction.org 
List Name: InterAction Evaluation Interest Group (EIG) - OPEN to all
Topics: International NGO humanitarian assistance, development and advocacy evaluation
Sponsor: InterAction Evaluation and Program Effectiveness Working Group (EPEWG)
For assistance contact: webmaster@interaction.org

List Name: K12Assess-L
Topics: Educational assessment in grades K-12
Sponsor: Ericae.net - ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation
Information link: http://ericae.net/k12assess/
For assistance contact: Larry Rudner at lrudner@ericae.net


List Name: LEGALTEN
Topics: Legal and forensic issues in mental health topical evaluation network
Sponsor: The Evaluation Center
Information link: http://www.tecathsri.org/lists.asp
For assistance contact: Dawna Phillips at Dawna Phillips, MPH


List Name: MBHEVAL
Topics: Managed behavorial health care evaluation
Sponsor: The Evaluation Center
Information link: http://www.tecathsri.org/lists.asp
For assistance contact: Dawna Phillips at Dawna Phillips, MPH


List Name: MCMHEVAL
Topics: Multicultural mental health evaluation
Sponsor: The Evaluation Center
Information link: http://www.tecathsri.org/lists.asp
For assistance contact:  Dawna Phillips at Dawna Phillips, MPH


List Name: METHODS
Topics: Research/evaluation methods
Sponsor: University of New Mexico
Information link: http://list.unmaacs.edu/archives/methods.html


AEA List Name: MIEVALTIG
Topics: Issues related to minority evaluators and/or evaluating minority populations
Sponsor: Minority Issues Topical Interest Group (TIG) of the American Evaluation Association
Information Link:
http://listserv.uc.edu/archives/multiethnic-issues-eval.html
For assistance contact: Rodney Hopson at hopson@duq.edu


AEA List Name: New Mexico Evaluators (NME)
Topics: Statewide, multicultural, interdisciplinary forum for professional development and networking in the field of evaluation
Sponsor: New Mexico Evaluators (NME) Local Affiliate of the American Evaluation Association
Information Link: http://www.nmeval.org/
For assistance contact:
Libby Seawright at lseawright@wellnesscoalition.org


List Name: ODNet (Organization Development Network)
Topics: Future of organization development, effective interventions 
Sponsor: Organization Development Network
Information link: http://www.odnetwork.org/resources/discussions/odnet.php
For assistance contact:
Ed Hampton at ehampton@mail.ucf.edu
or Alan Klein at alan@klein.net


List Name: OUTCMTEN (Outcomes Evaluation Topical Evaluation Network)
Topics: Assessing and analyzing outcomes of interventions aimed at improving mental health systems
Sponsor: The Evaluation Center at the Human Services Research Institute (HSRI)
Information link: http://www.tecathsri.org/lists.asp
For assistance contact: Dawna Phillips at teclists@hsri.org


List Name: QSR-Forum
Topics: Qualitative data analysis (QDA) generally, QDA software, NUDIST NVivo software
Sponsor: QSR International (makers of NUDIST and NVivo software)
Information link: http://www.qsr.com.au/resources/qsrforum/qsr_forum.htm
For assistance contact: list-master@qsr.com.au


List Name: QUALITY
Topics: TQM in Manufacturing and Service Industries, Quality systems standards
Sponsor: Princeton University
Information link: https://lists.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A0=quality
For assistance contact: listhelp@princeton.edu


List Name: QUALRS-L
Topics: Qualitative research for the human sciences
Sponsor: University of Georgia
Information link: http://www.listserv.uga.edu/archives/qualrs-l.html
For assistance contact: Judith Preissle at jude@arches.uga.edu


List Name: SCEA
Topics: Those of interest to evaluators in the Southern California region 
Sponsor: Southern California Evaluation Association
Information link: http://socaleval.wordpress.com

For assistance contact:
Anne Vo at scea.us.info@gmail.com


List Name: SCRA
Topics: Community research and action, information on job postings, grant opportunities, and SCRA events. 
Sponsor: Society of Community Research and Action
Information link: http://www.apa.org/divisions/div27/elistserves.html
For assistance contact: scra-lists@prodigy.net


List Name: SEMNET
Topics: Structural equation modeling, Factor analysis, Analysis of covariant structures
Sponsor: Seebeck Computer Center at The University of Alabama
Information link: http://www.gsu.edu/~mkteer/semnet.html
For assistance contact:
Carl E. Ferguson, Jr. at CFerguso@Alston.CBA.UA.edu


List Name: SRMSNET
Topics: Electronic mail list for survey researchers
Sponsor: American Statistical Association
Information link: http://www.amstat.org/sections/srms/srms_net.html


List Name: SYSTAT-L
Topics: Using the SYSTAT quantitative data analysis software
Sponsor: SPSS, Inc.
Information link: http://board.systat.com/
For assistance contact: info-usa@systat.com


List Name: SPSS
Topics: Using the SPSS quantitative data analysis software
Sponsor: University of Georgia
Information link: http://www.spss.com/clementine/clug/email_list.htm


List Name: Theory-Based Evaluation
Topics: Ideas, lessons and methods associated with theory-based evaluation
Sponsor: Denis Jobin and Craig Russon
Information link: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TheoryBased_Evaluation/


AEA List Name: XCeval
Topics: International and Cross-cultural Evaluation (ICCE)
Sponsor: ICCE Topical Interest Group (TIG) of the American Evaluation Association
Information Link: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/xceval/
For assistance contact: Craig Russon at craigwrusson@hotmail.com