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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