American Evaluation Association. http://www.eval.org See their
'documents', including "Guiding Principles for Evaluators" and
"Program Evaluation Standards". Also see their 'lists and links'
American Statistical Association http://www.amstat.org/ and the
Survey Research Methods Section (SRMS) http://www.amstat.org/sections/srms/
See especially SRMS's What is a Survey series, some of
which are available on the web, as pdf files, for example, "more
about mail surveys", "margin of error", and "what are focus
Canadian Evaluation Society http://evaluationcanada.ca/
home of Canadian Evaluation Society Project in Support of
Advocacy and Professional Development http://consultation.evaluationcanada.ca/
questions "How can program evaluation help my
organization?" "What exactly do program evaluators do,
anyway?" "What skills and knowledge do I need to succeed as
Community of Evaluators http://www.communityofevaluators.org/ Their website says: The Goal of the CoE is – “to promote and enhance the quality of the theory and practice of evaluation in South Asia and to contribute to the same, particularly from a South Asian perspective, globally”
European Evaluation Society http://www.europeanevaluation.org/ especially see some interesting papers.
European Survey Research Association http://www.europeansurveyresearch.org/home/ They "provide coordination in the field of Survey Research in Europe....encourage communication between researchers." Also have the on line journal listed on the research page of my website.
Evaluation Capacity Development Group http://www.ecdg.net/ Mission: “to bring together diverse perspectives dedicated to developing evaluation capacity within organizations through tools, resources, and communication that facilitate others meeting their mission.”
The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan http://www.wmich.edu/evalctr/home/ among the things that are free there, are some checklists about doing evaluation.
Global HIV M&E Information http://www.globalhivmeinfo.org/Pages/HomePage.aspx they have alll sorts of information including pamphlets on how to do various things
Institutional Learning and Change Initiative http://www.cgiar-ilac.org/
and a tools and methods section that "summarizes methods, tools
and approaches for monitoring and evaluation of collaborative
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation http://www.3ieimpact.org/ A new initiative. From their founding document, "an international effort of willing partners has agreed to collaborate in lifting some of the constraints that hinder the production and use of such systematic evidence in policymaking, with attention focused on the subset of evaluation studies that measure impact."
International Development Evaluation Association http://www.ideas-int.org/ Their mission: "To advance and extend the practice of development evaluation by refining methods, strengthening capacity and expanding ownership."
International organization for cooperation in evaluation http://ioce.net/ is a loose
coalition of regional and national evaluation organizations from
around the world that is dedicated to building leadership and
capacity in developing countries, fostering the cross-fertilization
of evaluation theory and practice around the world, and assisting
the evaluation profession to take a more global approach to
contributing to the identification and solution of world problems.
The International Institute for Qualitative Methodology http://www.iiqm.ualberta.ca/ This " is a multidisciplinary institute at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The institute was founded in 1998, with the primary goal of facilitating the development of qualitative research methods across a wide variety of academic disciplines."
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