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In-depth eStudy courses offer a deep dive into top-of-mind evaluation themes and topics. Open to both members and nonmembers alike, eStudies provide a diverse learning experience where collaboration is encouraged.

Key things to know before registering:

      • eStudy courses are recorded and made available for 14 days to all paid registrants
      • Your registration for an eStudy course covers all sessions for that course
      • There will be a short homework assignment, requiring an hour or less of your time, between sessions
      • Registration will close five business days in advance of the first session meeting
      • The webinar operates through GoToWebinar. Check your computer's requirements here.

eStudy 094: The M&E Map: How to systematically describe and measure any project

Presenters: Errol Goetsch, Founder, 4Sight Prediction Solutions Pty. Ltd.

Dates: October 9, 12:00-1:30pm (EDT); October 11, 12:00-1:30pm (EST); October 16, 12:00-1:30pm (EDT); October 18, 12:00-1:30pm (EDT)

This eStudy will introduce evaluators to the world of M&E and give existing professionals new tools and a common language for monitoring and evaluating any project in the international development aid sector. This course is for anyone who interacts with and wants to influence donors, sponsors, regulators, lobbyists, media, beneficiaries, Government departments, aid agencies, service providers, program or project or partner managers and staff and project designers or auditors, using a language and system that elegantly captures the key features of each and every project, using words, numbers and pictures.

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eStudy 095: Engaging the Whole System in Evidence Gathering, Advocacy and Action

Presenters: Kanti Gopal Kovvali, Author, Organizational Unlearning Specialist, Visiting Faculty TISS and NMIMS

Dates: October 23, 12:00-1:30pm (EDT); October 25, 12:00-1:30pm (EST); November 6, 12:00-1:30pm (EDT); November 8, 12:00-1:30pm (EDT)

The eStudy will expose participants to a radically different evaluation process that is rapid, transformational and sustainable. The eStudy will help participants to change their paradigms about evaluation, introduce new methodologies and tools and transfrom their orientation from doing good research to facilitating transformational research.

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eStudy 096: Using the Cultural Consensus Method to Evaluate Program Impacts

Presenters:Peggy Ochandarena, Chief of Party- Enhancing Palestinian Justice Program, Chemonics International Inc; Co-Director, Global Impact Collaboratory and Roseanne Schuster, Assistant Research Scientist, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University; Director of MEL, Global Impact Collaboratory.

Dates: November 27, 12:00-1:30pm (EDT); November 29, 12:00-1:30pm (EDT)

Culture is the shared beliefs of a particular group of people, and strongly shapes what is socially acceptable and thus shapes action. Understanding the culture of an intervention's beneficiaries is critically important in designing interventions for effectiveness. In this webinar, leaders of the Global Impact Collaboratory, a partnership between Arizona State University and Chemonics International, give learners hands-on interaction with the theory, instrument design, and analysis for the CCM, with demonstration of its use in international development projects and application to a case study.

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