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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 103: Powerful Presentations: Design and Deliver Presentations for Maximum Impact

Presenters: Ann K Emery, Data Visualization Designer, Depict Data Studio

Dates: March 17, 12:00pm - 1:30pm (EDT); March 19, 12:00pm - 1:30pm (EDT);

Learn dozens of techniques for delivering effective data presentations. Aviod Death by PowerPoint by differentiating between slidedecks (for live presentations) and slidedocs (standalone documents). Craft your presentation’s takeaway points so that your key findings stick. Reduce text overload by swapping bullet points for a variety of visuals. Color-code your content so that your audience knows when a new segment is beginning. Storyboard your slides to hold your audience’s attention. Improve your presentation’s accessibility with easy-to-apply techniques related to color contrast and text orientation

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eStudy 104: Becoming a Trauma-Informed Evaluator: Seeing our work, our participants and each other through a new lens

Presenters:  Dr. Martha Brown, President, RJAE Consulting

Dates: April 15, 12:00pm - 1:30pm (EDT); April 22, 12:00pm - 1:30pm (EDT);

This eStudy will provide evaluators with an understanding of the causes and effects of individual and intergenerational trauma and will teach evaluators how to integrate the principles of trauma-informed care into their practice. Why should evaluators know about and care about trauma? Because it impacts every aspect of our society: it impacts how we do our work and it impacts how well we connect with each other and the communities in which we work.

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eStudy 105: Social Network Analysis for Beginners

Presenters:  Kimberly Fredericks, Ph.D Dean, The School of Management; The Sage College

Dates: April 21, 12:00pm - 2:00pm (EDT); April 28, 12:00pm - 2:00pm (EDT); May 5, 12:00pm - 2:00pm

This eStudy course seeks to provide an introduction to social network analysis theories, concepts, and applications within the context of evaluation. Participants will be come to a basic understanding of network concepts, methods, and the software that provides for analysis of network properties. Participants will be exposed to real world examples and discussion to facilitate a better understanding of network structure, function and data collection.

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