Presentations

In keeping with The Evaluation Center’s mission to advance the theory, practice and use of evaluation at Western Michigan University, our staff are engaged in publishing and presenting their research and evaluation work, as well as leading training sessions for national and international audiences. Listed below are the presentations by center staff, many of which also feature interdisciplinary evaluation doctoral students.

2018

Harnar, M. A., Hillman, J., Kates, A., & Hunter, O. (2018, May). How does the evaluation of local non-profits connect to the Sustainable Development Goals?  Presentation at the annual meeting of the Canadian Evaluation Society, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Harnar, M. A., Montrosse-Moorhead, B., Snow, J. Z., & Wingate, L. A (2018). What are the implications of evaluators’ evaluation anxiety to program evaluation accountability standards and reflective practice competencies? Think Tank presentation at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, D.C.

Harnar, M. A., Snow, J. Z., & Hillman, J. (2018, May). Is evaluator-focused metaevaluation occurring or just theorized? Presentation at the annual meeting of the Eastern Evaluation Research Society, Galloway, New Jersey.

Harnar, M. A., Snow, J. Z., & Hillman, J. (2018, May). Is evaluator-focused metaevaluation occurring or just theorized? Presentation at the annual meeting of the Canadian Evaluation Society, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Magura, S., & Watts, B. R.  (2018, June). Evaluating the translational potential of NIDA-sponsored behavioral clinical trials. Presentation at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, San Diego, CA.

Perk, E., & Becho, L. W.(2018, May). Creating one-page reports: A hands on workshop. Invited presentation at the annual meeting of the Michigan Association for Evaluation Conference, Lansing, MI. 

Robertson, K. (2018, May). The checklist for program evaluation report content. Presentation at the annual meeting of the Michigan Association for Evaluation, Lansing, MI.

Robertson, K. (2018, March). Job aids: Bridging the gap between evaluation theory and practice.  Presentation at the Working Conference to Chart the Future of Evaluation Education and Training, Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. 

Wingate, L. A. (2018, May). Evaluation of broader impacts. Presentation at the Broader Impacts Conference. Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Wingate, L. A.(2018, March). Realizing the promise and avoiding the pitfalls of evaluation training via webinars. Presentation at the Working Conference to Chart the Future of Evaluation Education and Training, Minnesota Evaluation Studies Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

2017

Becho, L. W., & Gargani, J. (2017, October). Constructing evaluative conclusions: A new “teetering tower” framework. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Becho, L. W., & Wingate, L. A.(2017, October).  Strategies for effective evaluation reporting. Presentation at the annual Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

Smith, C. D., Becho, L. W, & Shaw, J. (2017, October). Evaluation theory, taming the beast: An introduction to evaluation theory and its use in practice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Coryn, C. L. S., Becho, L. W., Westine, C., D., Hobson, K. A., Vo., A. T., Schroeter, D. C., Fiekowsky, E. L., Abu-Oabid, R. N., & Ramlow, M. (2017, November). Do incentives increase response rates to internet surveys of American Evaluation Association members? Findings from a randomized experiment. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.  

Ozeki, S., Coryn, C. L. S., Schroeter, D. C., & Azzam, T. (2017, November). An empirical investigation into the logic of evaluation. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Bates-Hill, R. M., Schroeter, D. C., AlAdlani, A., Chalabi, H., Greenman II, G. D., Mendenhall, M., & Thompson, D. (2017, June). Authorship revealed: Findings from a systematic review of key public administration membership associations’ journals. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Public Affairs Conference, Omaha, NE.

Snow, J. Z. & Harnar, M. A. (2017, October). Stakeholder engagement in complex contexts. Presentation at the biennial meeting of the South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Means, S. N., & Lyth, D. (2017, June). Improving healthcare quality by matching nurses’ personalities with job demands. Presentation at the International Research Symposium on Service Excellence in Management, Porto, Portugal.

Perk, E (2017, July). Department of Labor and National Science Foundation workforce convening. Panel session at annual High Impact Technology Exchange Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

Perk E. & Becho, L. W. (2017, November). Evaluation checklist project 2.0: Super-boosted. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Perk, E., & Becho, L. W.(2017, November). One-pagers: Simple and engaging reporting. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Perk, E. & Becho, L. W. (2017, July). Repackaging evaluation reports for maximum impact. Presentation at the annual High Impact Technology Exchange Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

Perk, E., & Reid, B. (2017, October). Building a community of ATE evaluators. Roundtable at the annual Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

Perk,E. , Robertson, K. (2017, October). Getting started with your ATE evaluation. Presentation at the annual Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

Robertson, K. (2017, November). Confessions from the field: The triumph and struggles of checklist development. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Schroeter, D., &  Watts, B. (2017, November). Great evidence, lousy findings: Why methods-based evaluation approaches might hinder effective program development. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Chicago, IL.

Wingate, L. A. (2017, November). Evaluation checklist superpowers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Wingate, L. A., & Becho, L. W. (2017, October). Strategies for effective evaluation reporting. Presentation at the annual Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

Wingate, L. A.(2017, June). Identifying evaluation questions. Two workshops at the annual American Evaluation Association Summer Evaluation Institute, Atlanta, GA.

Wingate, L. A.(2017, April). The art and science of survey questions. Workshop for the Western Michigan University Graduate College. Kalamazoo, MI.

Wingate, L. A.(2017, March). The role of evaluation in federal grants. Workshop for the Western Michigan University Discover Discovery Workshop Series. Kalamazoo, MI.

Wingate, L. A. (2017, February). Are you committing one of the seven deadly sins of surveys? Survey improvement clinic. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

Wingate, L. A., & Lee, M. (2017, March). Outcome evaluation: Step by step. [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series.

Wingate, L. A.,Craft, E.,& Lee, M. (2017, February). Small-scale evaluation. [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series.

2016

Magura, S. (2016, October). Ambiguities in evaluating the quality of scientific journals: Which are the “best” and why? Presentation at the American Evaluation Association annual conference, Atlanta, GA.

Magura, S., & Watts, B. R. (2016, October). Evaluating the translational potential of NIDA-funded behavioral clinical trials. Presentation at the American Evaluation Association annual conference, Atlanta, GA.

Means, S. N., Magura S. & Lee, M. (2016, October). Meta-analysis as a form of evidence: An examination of the Cochrane Reviews for behavioral health. Presentation at the American Evaluation Association annual conference, Atlanta, GA.

Perk, E., & Endres,C. (2016, October). Getting started with your ATE evaluation. Presentation given as part of the Getting Started Workshop at the Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

Perk, E., & Wilson, L. N.(2016, April).Data visualization for evaluators. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Michigan Association for Evaluation, Lansing, MI.

Robertson, K. (2016, October). Checklist for designing user-friendly evaluation reports. Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Atlanta, GA.

Robertson, KWingate, L. A. (2016, December).  Anatomy of a user-friendly evaluation report. [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series.

Schroeter, D. C., Watts B. R., Robertson, K., & Greenman II, G. D. (2016, October). Design clashes: How do we handle tensions between program and evaluation designs? Presentation at the American Evaluation Association annual conference, Atlanta, GA.

Wilson, L., & Robertson, K. (2016, July). Logic models: The Swiss army knife of project planning and evaluation. Presentation at the annual High Impact Technology Exchange Conference, Portland, OR.

Wingate, L. A. (2016, October). A practical approach to outcome evaluation: Step-by-step. Presentation at the Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

Wingate, L. A., Goodyear, L., & Beheler, A. (2016, May). Meeting requirements, exceeding expectations: Understanding the role of evaluation in federal grants. [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series.

Wingate, L. A., Cannon, R., Forrest, C., Craft, E., & Lee, M. (2016, March). Small project evaluation: Principles and practices. [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series.

Wingate, L. A.(2016, February). Identifying and communicating your project's intellectual merit and broader impacts: Setting the stage for continued funding. Workshop presented at the WMU Spring Convocation: Recognition of Discovery, Diversity, and Global Engagement, Kalamazoo, MI.

Wingate, L. A.(2016, April). How will we know it worked? Designing project evaluations. Workshop presented at the WMU Discover Discovery Workshop Series. Kalamazoo, MI.

Wingate, L. A. .(2016, June). Identifying evaluation questions. Two workshops presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association Summer Evaluation Institute, Atlanta, GA.

Wingate, L. A., & Lee, M. (2016, August). Logic models: Getting them right and using them well. [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series

2015

Coryn, C. L. S. (2015, March). How to conduct a meta-analysis: A conceptual introduction. Paper presented at The Tate Grant and Innovation Center, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2015, April). A brief glimpse into five current investigations of evaluation theories, methods, and practices. Keynote speech given at the business meeting of the Research on Evaluation (RoE) Special Interest Group (SIG) of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Coryn, C. L. S., and Wilson, L. N. (2015, March). Applying the tailored design method to increase the quality of surveys. One-day workshop given at the meeting of the Michigan Society of Association Executives, Lansing, MI.

Greenman II, G.D., Schroeter, D. C., Smith, C. D., Wilson, L. N., Robertson, K. N., Mateo, P. and Hobson, K.A. (2015, April) Examining international outreach programs using multi-attribute utility theory. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL.

Magura, S. (2015, June). Rikers Health Advocacy Program (RHAP) [Webinar]. Resource posted by the U.S. Office of Adolescent Health. 

Magura, S. (2015, June 14). Rikers health advocacy program: Interviews with developers of evidence-based programs for teen pregnancy prevention. [Webinar].  In A Word from the Experts Webinar Series. Office of Adolescent Health, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Rallis, S. F., Brandon, P. R., Morell, J., and Coryn, C. L. S. (2015, April). Publishing research on evaluation: Insights and advice from editors of leading evaluation journals. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Schroeter, D. C., Snow, J., Means, S.N., Ozeki, S., Greenman II, G., and Fiekowsky, E.(2015, April). PEEPs for PD: Project evaluation effectiveness principles for professional development in elementary science teaching. Paper accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Wingate, L. A. (2015, April). Checklists for improving evaluation practice. [Webinar]. In American Evaluation Association Coffee Break Webinar Series.

Wingate, L. A. (2015, May). Translating findings into actionable recommendations. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Michigan Association for Evaluation, Lansing, MI.

Wingate, L. A. (2015, June). Translating findings into actionable recommendations. Workshop presented at annual American Evaluation Association Summer Institute, Atlanta, GA.

Wingate, L.A., Craft, E., Faber, D., and Burkhardt, J. (2015, March). High-impact, low-cost evaluation for small projects. [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series.

Wingate, L. A., MacDonald, G., and Perk, E. (2015, June). Checklists for improving evaluation practice. [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series.

Wingate, L. A., and Perk, E. (2015, August). Evaluation: Don’t submit your ATE proposal without it. [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series.

2014

Coryn, C. L. S., and Hobson, K. A. (2014, October). Introduction to meta-analysis. One-day workshop given at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Craft, E., Faber, D., Martens, K., and Wingate, L. (2014, March). "Right-sizing evaluation for ATE small grants." [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series. Available from evalu-ate.org/events.

Greenman II, G.D., Schroeter D. C., Wilson, L., and Smith, C. (2014, October). Examining complex outreach programs using multi-attribute utility theory. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Lesiecki, M., Martens, K., Smith, C., and Wingate, L. (2014, January). "Orientation to ATE Survey 2014." [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series. Available from evalu-ate.org/events.

Robertson, K. N. (2014, October). How to address the causes of inequity within the evaluation process: Practical tips for evaluators. Paper presentation at the European Evaluation Society Conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Schroeter, D. C., and Smith, C. (2014, August). Tentative findings from the evaluation of the international codex outreach program: Data interpretation. Presentation at USDA. Washington, D.C.

Schroeter, D.C. (2014, November). Using multi-attribute utility theory in evaluation: Challenges and opportunities. Presentation prepared for The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Café Series. Kalamazoo: Western Michigan University.

Schroeter, D. C.(2014, October).Applying multi-attribute attribute theory and social network analysis to a government-funded outreach program. Multi-Paper Session chaired at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Schroeter, D. C. (2014, October). Building relations between new and experienced evaluators: The importance of evaluator competencies. Panelist at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Smith, C. D., Wilson, L., Schroeter, D. C., and Greenman II, G. D. (2014, October). Informing the effectiveness of regional partnership programs through social network analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Wingate, L. A. (2014, September). Translating evaluation findings into actionable recommendations. Workshop presented at CDC University. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA.

Wingate, L. A., Bailey, T., Bradley, A., Salinger, G., and Martens, K. (2014, August). Your ATE proposal: Got evaluation? [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series.

Wingate, L. A., Knestis, K., Tyson, W., and Burkhardt, J. (2014, December). Research and evaluation in the ATE program. [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series.

Wingate, L. A., Mann, C., Nisselle, A., and Nash, B. (2014, October). ATE evaluation practice: Lessons from the field. Preconference workshop at the annual conference of Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators, Washington, DC.

Wingate, L. A., Smith, C., Burkhardt, J., and Perk, E. (2014, October). NSF investment in advancing evaluation theory, methods, and practice. Poster presented at annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Wingate, L. A., Smith, C., Burkhardt, J., and Perk, E. (2014, October). NSF investment in advancing evaluation theory, methods, and practice. Presentation for The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Café series, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.

2013

Almueed, S. (2013, October). "A meta-analysis of studies of the effect of immersion programs on math achievement in elementary schools." Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Aspilcueta, M., and Mateu, P. (2013, October). "Long and short instruments for measuring poverty: Implications for evaluation practice." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Bower, R., Craft, E., Martens, K.and Wingate, L. (2013, September 18). "ATE evaluation 101" [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series. Available from evalu-ate.org/events.

Bower, R., Della-Piana, C., Martens, K.and Wingate, L. (2013, August 21). Evaluation: A key ingredient for a successful ATE proposal [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series. Available from evalu-ate.org/events.

Burkhardt, J., Gullickson, A. R.and Smith, C. (2013, October). "Getting started with your ATE evaluation." Presentation given as part of the Getting Started Workshop at the Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

Burkhardt, J., Schroeter, D.C., Morell, J., Magura, S., Means, S. N., and Coryn, C.L.S. (2013, October). "Lessons learned from a review of evidence-based program repositories in behavioral health." Roundtable presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Burkhardt, J. and Wingate, L.A. (2013, March). "From valuing to visualization: Data interpretation and reporting." Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees and evaluators.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2013, November). "Central findings and lessons learned from an evaluation of the Swiss National Science Foundation." Paper presented at the meeting of the International Conference on Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Policy Evaluation, Vienna, Austria.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2013, July). "Evaluator competency: Just because you have a library card does not make you Yoda." Keynote speech given at the meeting of the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA), Auckland, New Zealand.

Hobson, K. A., Roy, A.R.and Coryn, C. L. S. (2013, July). "Influences of hierarchical linear modeling in evaluation." Paper presented at the meeting of the Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association (ANZEA), Auckland, New Zealand.

Macdonald, G., Martens, K.and Wingate, L. (2013, November 20). "Questions, data, conclusions, and recommendations: Connecting the dots for an effective evaluation" [Webinar]. In EvaluATE Webinar Series. 

Magura, S.and Awgu, E. (2013, October). "Assessing the validity of self-reports of drug use: A critical analysis." Multipaper session at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Magura, S. (2013, October). "Does your preliminary study support your grant application? A new approach." Multipaper session at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Martens, K.and Smith, C. (2013, October). "Do it better now: Resources to support evaluation practice in real time." Roundtable session at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Martens, K., and Wingate, L.A. (2013, January). "Developing questions for effective surveys." Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees and evaluators.

Martens, K., and Wingate, L.A. (2013, May). "The nuts and bolts of ATE evaluation reporting." Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees and evaluators.

McCowen, R.H., Schroeter, D.C., Means, S. N.and Greenman, G. (2013, October). "Accessibility, transparency, and other barriers to metaevaluation." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Means, S. N., Schroeter, D.C., McCowen, R.H.and Greenman, G. (2013, October). "Language use, coding mechanisms, and initial findings." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Robertson, K. (2013, May). "Equity, equality, and international development evaluation." Paper presented at the International Development Evaluation Association Global Assembly, Bridgetown, Barbados.

Robertson, K. (2013, October). "Addressing equity in international development evaluation." Roundtable presentation at the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Schroeter, D.C. (2013, October). "Insights, barriers, and strategies for research on evaluation practice." Multipaper session at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Schroeter, D.C. (2013, October). "Perspectives and profiles in evaluation: A comparison of evaluation methodology and evaluator background in the energy efficiency sector." Multipaper session chaired at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Schroeter, D.C., and Smith, C. (2013, December). "Evaluation of the International Codex Outreach Program." Presentation at the USDA Foreign Agricultural Services in Washington, D.C.

Westine, C.and Spybrook, J. (2013, October). "Improving the design of cluster-randomized trials in science education: Estimating the intraclass correlation coefficient for a two-level multi-site design."Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

Wingate, L., Martens, K., and Burkhardt, J. (2013, October). "Meet them where they are: Web-based evaluation capacity building." Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC.

2012

Balsamo, J., Martens, K., and Wingate, L.A. (2012, November). "ATE evaluation: Measuring reaction, learning, behavior, and results." Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees and evaluators.

Billman, P., Burkhardt, J., Della-Piana, C., Lesiecki, M., and Wingate, L.A. (2012, August). "Build a better ATE proposal with evaluation and logic models." Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education proposers, grantees, and evaluators.

Billman, P., Hata, D., Saflund, P., Smith, L., and Wingate, L.A. (2012, October). "Beyond satisfaction and short-term self-reports: Evaluating the impact of your ATE grant." “Birds of a Feather” sessions conducted at the Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

Burkhardt, J., Craft, E., Miller, M., and Wingate, L.A. (2012, September). "ATE evaluation 101." Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees and evaluators.

Crave, M., Paulmer, H., and Tarsilla, M. (2012, October). "International and cross-cultural evaluation topical interest group business meeting." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Jessup, P., Fitzhugh, G., Peterman, K., Reider, D., Bingman, L., Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Kuo, V., Julnes, G., Newcomer, K., Tarsilla, M., McKegg, K., Rugh, J., Noble, A., Tzavara Catsambas, T., and Parsons, B. (2012, October). "AEA’s International Listening Project think tank." Think tank session at the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN

Magura, S. (2012, October). "Failure of program or failure of evaluation: The case of the National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Magura, S., Rosenblum, A., Harlan, M., Fong, C., Vogel, H., Uttaro, T., Khabir, S., DeSantis, A., and Moore, T. (2012, October). "Outcomes of "Dual Focus" mutual aid for co-occurring eisorders." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Robertson, K., Rogers, D., Martens, K.and Vocke, K. (2012, October). "The almighty and powerful evaluator: Pulling back the curtain of power, privilege, and oppression." Think tank session at the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Robertson, K.N., Schroeter, D.C., Burkhardt, J., Magura, S., and Coryn, C. (2012, October). "Critical review of evidence-based program repositories for behavioral health treatment." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Schroeter, D.C., Martens, K.S., and Robertson, K.N.(2012, October). "The complexity of training and development evaluation." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Schroeter, D.C., Snow, J., and Harty, A.(2012, October). "Identifying project evaluation effectiveness principles in professional development evaluation."Think tank session at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Spybrook, J., and Westine, C., Taylor, J., Kowalski, S. (2012, October). "Planning cluster randomized trials with adequate power: A demonstration of the Optimal Design Plus software."Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Ziebarth, S., and Rogers, D. (2012, October). "Assessment for learning as a vehicle for graduate research in a doctoral multidisciplinary evaluation program." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

The following presentations were made by interdisciplinary Ph.D. in evaluation students without faculty/staff co-presenters:

Allaboon, F., and Almueed, S. (2012, October). "ERG model as a strategy to increase community participation in Middle East and North Africa region." Roundtable session at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Alyami, M. (2012, October). "The modification and adaptation of Program Evaluation Standards in Saudi Arabia." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Balcom, L. (2012, October). "What is in question?" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Roy, A., Hobson, K.A., and Mateu, P. (2012, October). "Survey sample methods: Evaluators’ toolbox refreshment." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Smith, C., Calco, M., and Hobson, K. (2012, October). "Metaevaluator qualifications checklist: What constitutes a qualified metaevaluator?" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Subramain, M. (2012, October). "Why is it so? An analysis of evaluators–stakeholders communication based on communication theories." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Tarsilla, M. (2012, October). "Enhancing the democratization of evaluation capacity development (ECD) programming: Case studies of communities of practice in South Africa, The Democratic Republic of Congo and Niger." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Tarsilla, M. (2012, October). "Aid effectiveness from words to action: Filling the gap between donor-funded evaluation capacity development (ECD) programs and local national priorities in developing countries." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Tchamba, G., Hartley, K. (2012, October). "The transtheoretical model (TTM): An evaluation tool for organizational change within behavioral health services." Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Visscher, R.S.and Persaud, N. (2012, October) "Costs, effectiveness, benefits, and economics topical interest group business meeting." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

Westine, C. (2012, October). "Power sensitivity and cost implications for cluster randomized trials." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Minneapolis, MN.

2011

Coryn, C. L. S. (2011, January). "Advanced evaluation topics: Evidence-based approaches, theory driven evaluation, participatory evaluation, and empowerment evaluation." Workshop at the Kasetsart University International Conference on Education, Bangkok, Thailand.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2011, January). "The role of evaluation in improving school quality: Experiences from North America." Paper presented at the Kasetsart University International Conference on Education, Bangkok, Thailand.

Coryn, C.L.S. (2011, April). "Foundations of evaluation: Theory, method, and practice." Workshop at The Evaluators’ Institute, San Francisco.

Evergreen, S. (2011, November). "So what, social media?" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.

Evergreen, S., and Gullickson, A. R. (2011, October). "EvaluATE: Evaluation Resource Center for Advanced Technological Education." Presentation given as part of the Getting Started Workshop at the Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

Gullickson, A. R. (2011, June). "Broadening impact through STEM education evaluation."Panel presentation at Broadening Impact: NSF-Funded Projects and Two-Year Colleges conference, Washington, DC.

Magura, S., Rosenblum, A., and Fong, C. (2011). "Factors associated with medication adherence among psychiatric outpatients with substance abuse histories." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the College for Problems of Drug Dependence, Hollywood, FL.

Matusow, H., Rosenblum, A., Fong, C., Vogel, H., and Magura, S. (2011). "Factors associated with mental health clinicians’ referrals to 12-step groups."Presented at the annual meeting of the College for Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD), Hollywood, FL.

Schroeter, D. C. (2011, January). "Using checklists for evaluation."Workshop for faculty and students of Educational Research and Evaluation at the Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Spybrook, J., Cullen, A., and Lininger, M. (2011, April). "Common challenges in the implementation of group randomized trials of educational interventions." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Weeks, P. (2011, March). "EvaluATE: The Evaluation Resource Center for Advanced Technological Education."Poster presented at the ITEST Principal Investigators Meeting, Washington, DC.

Wingate, L. (2011, November). "Evaluation expectations expressed in National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education program solicitations: An analysis of changes in de facto evaluation policy since 1993." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Anaheim, CA.

Wingate, L. (2011, October). "Evaluating ATE’s impact on student outcomes." Roundtable session at the Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

2010

Alyami, M., Na’im, A., Schroeter, D. C.and Wingate, L. (2010, November). "Evaluation learning needs, assets, and interests of National Science Foundation (NSF) principal investigators and evaluators."Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, San Antonio, TX.

Awgu, E., and Magura, S. (2010). "Heroin dependent offenders’ assessment of buprenorphine versus methadone treatment in jail."Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, San Antonio TX.

Awgu, E., ;Magura, S.and Rosenblum, A. (2010, November). "Heroin dependent offenders’ assessment of buprenorphine versus methadone treatment in jail." Poster presented at the American Evaluation Association conference, San Antonio, TX

Bartlett, K., Beheler, A., Evergreen, S., and Wingate, L. (2010, September). "Workforce needs assessment." Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees and evaluators.

Belding ,T., Hilscher R., Magura, S., and Morell, J. (2010, November). "Agent based modeling (ABM) simulation for program evaluation." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, San Antonio, TX.

Barger, M., Centonze, P., Della-Piana, C., Evergreen, S., Gullickson, A., and Wingate, L. (2010, October). "Designing practical and useful evaluations."Workshop at the annual conference of Advanced Technological Principal Investigators, Washington, DC.

Cleland, C., Rosenblum, A., Fong, C., Parrino, M, and Magura, S.(2010, June). "Prescription opioid abuse predicts first admission into methadone maintenance treatment." Paper presented at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, AZ.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2010, November). Experimental and quasi-experimental designs for evaluation." Workshop at annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, San Antonio, TX.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2010, October). "Applications of mathematics in research and evaluation." Paper presented at the meeting of the Western Michigan University Math Club, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2010, October). "Foundations of evaluation: Theory, design, and practice." Workshop at The Evaluation Conclave, New Delhi, India.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2010, September). "Graduate training in evaluation: North American experiences and perspectives." Keynote speech given at the meeting of the French Evaluation Society, Lille, France.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2010, March). "An introduction to analyzing text data with MAXQDA." Paper presented at The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Cafe, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2010, January). "Empirical research on evaluation: Identifying problems, research strategies, and funding opportunities." Paper presented at The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Cafe, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S., and Tarsilla, M. (2010, March). "Evaluation in the nonprofit sector: Past, present, and future." Paper presented at the School of Public and Nonprofit Administration, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S., Tarsilla, M., and Hobson, K. (2010, November). "The dependability of Campbell collaboration, Cochrane collaboration, and what works Clearinghouse Research review." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Craft, E., Evergreen, S., Weeks, P., and Wingate, L. (2010, November). "Getting started with your ATE evaluation." Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological

Cullen, A., Schroeter, D., Tarsilla, M., Rugh, J., and Robertson, K. (2010, November). "Exploring evaluation quality in international development evaluation: An examination of how international development organizations issue and contract evaluations." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association conference, San Antonio, TX

Evergreen, S. (2010, November). "Why evaluators need graphic design skills." Demonstration submitted to American Evaluation Association conference in San Antonia, TX.

Evergreen, S. D. H. (2010, July). "You + graphic design = Y$J." Webinar for the American Evaluation Association.

Evergreen, S. (2010, April). "Using digits: Maximizing the use of evaluation in nonprofits." Workshop at Kalamazoo Public Library.

Evergreen, S. (2010, March). "Getting digits: Survey data collection for nonprofits." Workshop at Kalamazoo Public Library.

Evergreen, S. (2010, February). "If you like it then you shoulda put a structure on it: Evaluation design for nonprofits." Workshop at Kalamazoo Public Library.

Evergreen, S. (2010, January). "Flirting with evaluation: First steps for every nonprofit." Workshop at Kalamazoo Public Library.

Evergreen, S., and Gullickson, A. R. (2010, October). "EvaluATE: Evaluation Resource Center for Advanced Technological Education." Presentation given as part of the Getting Started Workshop at the Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

Evergreen, S. and Westine, C. (2010, November). "Ten-year trends: Longitudinal data from the annual ATE-NSF survey." Paper presentation submitted to American Evaluation Association Conference in San Antonia, TX.

Evergreen, S., Weeks, P., Viquesney, M., and Wingate, L. (2010, May). "Maximizing evaluation impact." Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees and evaluators.

Evergreen, S., Weeks, M.and Wingate, L. (2010, January). "Evaluation tools: Logic models, success indicators and performance standards." Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees and evaluators.

Evergreen, S., and Wingate, L. (2010, October). "Building an ATE evaluation community of practice."Roundtable session at the Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

Evergreen, S., Fletcher, L., Kapp, K., Synder, G., Weeks, P., and Wingate, L. (2010, July). "Making evaluation integral to your ATE proposal." Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees, evaluators, and proposers.

Fong, C., Magura, S.and Rosenblum, A. (2010, September). "Factors associated with medication adherence among psychiatric outpatients with substance abuse risk." Paper presented at the 14th European Symposium on Patient Adherence, Compliance and Persistence, Lodz, Poland.

Gullickson, A. R. (2010, November). "Evaluation opportunities within a National Science Foundation (NSF) program." Session chaired at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, San Antonio, TX.

Gullickson, A. R., Evergreen, S., Saflund, P., Weeks, M.and Wingate, L. (2010, March). "Evaluation data: So you have to do a survey." Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees and evaluators.

Magura, S. (2010, November). "An innovative use of propensity score matching to evaluate Alcoholics Anonymous’ effect on drinking." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association conference, San Antonio, TX.

Magura, S., (2010, November). Lecture on evaluation for Andrews University evaluation students, Berrien Springs, MI.

Magura, S. (2010, November). "Use of administrative data for management and policymaking." Session chaired at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, San Antonio, TX.

Magura, S.Awgu, E.and Rosenblum, A. (2010, June). "Heroin-dependent offenders’ experiences with buprenorphine vs. methadone maintenance." Paper presented at College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Scottsdale, AZ.

Magura, S., Awgu, E.and Rosenblum, A. (2010, March). "Heroin-dependent offenders’ experiences with buprenorphine vs. methadone maintenance." Paper presented to the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters, Grand Rapids, MI: Calvin College.

Magura, S., Hilscher, R., Belding, T., and Morell, J. (2010, November). "Agent based modeling (ABM) simulation for program evaluation." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association conference, San Antonio, TX.

Robertson, K.and Magura, S. (2010, November). "Measurable indicators of effectiveness for National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) centers/projects." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association conference, San Antonio, TX.

Robertson, K., and Rogers, D. (2010, November). "Construct validity of race and its impact on research and evaluation." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Robertson, K., and Rogers, D. (2010, April). "Construct validity of race and its impact on research and evaluation."Paper presented at The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Cafe, Kalamazoo, MI.

Robertson, K., and Rogers, D. (2010, April). "Construct validity of race and its impact on research and evaluation." Poster presented at Western Michigan University Graduate College Research Day, Kalamazoo, MI.

Schroeter, D. C. (2010). "A question of worth." Seminar organized by the Geneva Evaluators Network and hosted by the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

Schroeter, D. C. (2010, October). "Cost analysis in evaluation." Workshop for evaluation professionals and postgraduate students at the Center for Continuing Education, University of Berne, Switzerland

Schroeter, D. C., Cullen, A., Robertson, K., and Alyami, M. (2010, March). "Michigan $aves: Evaluability Assessment and Process Evaluation of an Innovative Energy Program."Paper presented at The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Cafe, Kalamazoo, MI.

Schroeter, D. C., Cullen, A., Robertson, K., and Russon, C. (2010, November). "The role of metaevaluation in promoting evaluation quality at the International Labor Organization." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association conference, San Antonio, TX.

Schroeter, D. C., Na’im, A., Wingate, L., and Alyami, M. (2010, November). "Evaluation learning needs, assets, and interests of National Science Foundation (NSF) principle investigators and evaluators." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association conference, San Antonio, TX.

Spybrook, J., Cullen, A., and Lininger, M. (2010, November). "Lessons learned from the implementation of randomized trials in the field of education." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association conference, San Antonio, TX.

Weeks, M., and Saflund, P. (2010, November). "Evaluating in the community college context." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association conference, San Antonio, TX.

Westine, C., Wingate, L., and Gullickson, A. (2010, November). "The importance of using multiple metrics to investigate a single program goal." Poster presented at the American Evaluation Association conference, San Antonio, TX.

Wingate, L. A. (2010, November). "The use of The Program Evaluation Standards in metaevalaution: Potential and pitfalls." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association conference, San Antonio, TX.

Wingate, L. A. (2010, November). "Wanted: Evaluators!" Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association conference, San Antonio, TX.

Wingate, L. A. (2010, February). "Metaevaluation data: How much can and should written reports tell us about an evaluation’s quality?"Presentations for The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Cafe series, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

2009

Coryn, C. L. S., Noakes, L. A., Schroeter, D. C., and Westine, C. D. (2009, November). "An empirical review of theory-driven evaluation practice from 1990-2008." Paper presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2009, September). "Quasi-experimental design and sampling." Workshop given to the National Council for Educational Research and Training, New Delhi, India.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2009, September). "Contemporary trends and movements in evaluation: Evidence-based, participatory and empowerment, and theory-driven evaluation." Paper presented at The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Cafe, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2009, May). "Method and measurement: An international comparison with an emphasis on Canada." Paper presented at the Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Ottawa, Canada.

Coryn, C. L. S., Noakes, L. A., Schroeter, D. C., and Westine, C. (2009, March). "An empirical review of theory-driven evaluation practice." Paper presented at The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Cafe, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S., Westine, C. D., and Daniels, K. (2009, April). "Evaluation 101: Making evaluation useful, meaningful, and valuable." Workshop given to the Department of Institutional Research and Assessment, Davenport University, Grand Rapids, MI.

Coryn, C. L.S., and Wingate, L. A. (2009, May). "Cliff Notes for Evaluation: Using Checklists for Designing, Conducting, Managing, and Assessing Evaluations." Workshop presented at the annual conference of the Michigan Association for Evaluation, Lansing MI.

Cullen, A., Seman, L., Kunins, L., Schroeter, D. C., and Coryn, C. L. S. (2009, November). "Context sensitivity in a multi-site process evaluation." Paper presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

Evergreen, S. (2009). "Listening to Needs: How Requests for Evaluation Assistance Can Teach Us How to Be Better Evaluators." Paper presented in panel to American Evaluation Association Conference in Orlando, FL, November.

Evergreen, S. (2009). "Journaling for Research."Invited speaking engagement at Western Michigan University.

Evergreen, S. and Robertson, K. (2009, November). "How do Evaluators Communicate Cultural Competence? Indications of Cultural Competence Through an Examination of the American Evaluation Association’s Career Center." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

Evergreen, S., Saflund, P., Gullickson, A., and Wingate L. (2009, July). "Demonstrating Value for Technology Programs." Paper presentation presented to High Technology Impact Conference in Scottsdale, AZ.

Gullickson, A. R.Evergreen, S., Weeks, M., and Wingate, L. (2009, November). "Evaluation basics." Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees and evaluators.

Lewis, L., and Coryn, C. L. S. (2009, January). "Leadership Barry County: Survey of alumnus." Paper presented at the Leadership Barry County endowment fund meeting, Hastings, MI.

Magura, S., Rosenblum, A., and Schroeter, D. C. (2009, November). "Comorbid patients improve on substance use and psychological symptoms in psychiatric day treatment." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL

Patton, M. Q., Comperatore, C., Doucette, A., Czeisler, C., Coryn, C. L. S., von Thaden, T., Morell, J., Belenky, G., Snow, J., Balkin, T., and Hatry, H. (2009, March). "Closing plenary: Evaluation across the FRMS conference." Paper presented at the Fatigue Management in Transportation Operations International Conference, Boston, MA.

Schroeter, D. C. (2009, November). "Comorbid Patients Improve on Substance Use and Psychological Symptoms in Psychiatric Day Treatment" [for Drs. S. Magura and A. Rosenblum]. Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

Schroeter, D. C., Cullen, A., and Robertson, K. (2009, October). "(Meta)Evaluation at the International Labour Organization: Current practice, potential for improvement, and prospects for in‐depth study." Presentation prepared for Western Michigan University’s Evaluation Center Evaluation Cafe Series , Kalamazoo, MI.

Schroeter, D. C., Westine, C., Noakes, L.and Coryn, C. (2009, November). "An Empirical Review of Theory‐Driven Evaluation Practice from 1990–2008." Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

Wingate, L. A. (2009). "Metaevaluation as Needs Assessment." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

Wingate, L. A. (2009). "The Program Evaluation Standards Applied for Metaevaluation Purposes: Investigating Interrater Reliability and Implications for Practice." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

2008

Coryn, C. L. S. (2008, September). "Your pathway to publication." Paper presented at the Graduate Student Advisory Committee (GSAC) Research and Publication Panel, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2008, September). "Unscientific science? Some possible answers to questions about evaluation “theory”." Paper presented at The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Cafe, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2008, March). "Tools for conceptualizing, preparing, writing, and evaluating a doctoral dissertation." Paper presented at The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Cafe, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S., Gullickson, A. R.and Cummings, K. (2008, May). "Foundations of metaevaluation." Two-day workshop given to The Division of Educational Research and Evaluation of Kasetart University, Bangkok, Thailand at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S., and Schroeter, D. C. (2008, November). "Foundations of evaluation: Theory, method, and practice." Skill-building workshop given at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Coryn, C. L. S., and Schroeter, D. C. (2008, March). "Evaluation 101." Workshop given at the meeting of the Michigan Association for Evaluation, Lansing, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S., Schroeter, D. C., Miron, G., and Kana’iaupuni, S. M. (2008, March). "A mixed method multi-case study of “successful schools for Hawaiians”: Identifying that which matters." Paper presented at the meeting of the AmericanEducational Research Association, New York, NY.

Cullen, A. and Evergreen, S. (2008, November). "Moving to Genuine: Credible Cultural Competence and Stakeholder Believability." Multipaper session accepted at American Evaluation Association Conference in Denver, CO.

Evergreen, S., Miron, G., and Urschel, J. (2008). "Evaluating and Synthesizing the Research on School Choice." Evaluation Cafe presentation at The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University.

Gullickson, A., and Wingate, L. A. (2008). "ATE Professional Development Evaluation." Discussion session at the Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

Gullickson, A., and Wingate, L. A. (2008). "Evaluation Needs Assessment." Roundtable session at the Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

Miron, G. and Cullen, A. (2008). "Improving the Collection, Analysis, and Reporting of Survey Data."Skill building workshop accepted at American Evaluation Association Conference in Denver, CO.

Miron, G., and Cullen, A. (2008). "Model Evaluation of a Systemic Initiative in Education." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Schroeter, D. (2008, March). "Validating Evaluation Checklist." Presentation prepared for Western Michigan University’s Evaluation Center Evaluation Cafe Series. Kalamazoo, MI.

Schroeter, D. C. (2008, October). "Evaluation of Sustainability for Sustainability: Development and Validation of a Checklist." Paper accepted for presentation at the 8th Biennial Conference of the European Evaluation Society, Lisbon, Portugal.

Schroeter, D. C., Mzumara, K., and Kistler, S. (2008, November). "Revisiting the Criteria and Process for Evaluating AEA Conference Proposals and Presentations." Think Tank presented at the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Schroeter, D. C. and Martz, W. (2008, November). "Evolution of Evaluation Checklists: From Creation to Validation." Demonstration presented at the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Schroeter, D. C. and Coryn, C. (2008, November). "Foundations of evaluation: Theory, method, and practice." Skill‐building workshop presented at the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Wingate, L. A. (2008). "Metaevaluation: Purpose, Prescription, and Practice." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Wingate, L. A. (2008). "Identifying and Serving the Needs of Evaluators in a Federally-Funded Program Context."Roundtable session at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Wingate, L. A. (2008). "The New Metaevaluation Standards:  Metaevaluation Joins Utility, Feasibility, Propriety, and Accuracy Among the Program Evaluation Standards."Presentation for The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Cafe series at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

Wingate, L. A.and Gullickson, A. (2008). "Evaluation Challenges and Solutions." Roundtable session at the Advanced Technological Education Principal Investigators Conference, Washington, DC.

2007

Coryn, C. L. S. (2007, October). "Making the most of your thesis or dissertation: Publication strategies for graduate students and recent graduates in evaluation and the social sciences." Paper presented at The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Cafe, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2007, May). "Concluding comments." Paper presented at the UNICEF ROSA and World Bank Institute conference for Establishing an Evaluation Culture in South Asia, Katmandu, Nepal.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2007, April). "Models and mechanisms for evaluating publicly-funded research: An international comparison." Paper presented to the Tertiary Education Commission, Wellington, New Zealand.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2007, January). "I think…therefore I need funding." Paper presented at The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Cafe, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S. (2007, January). "Ex post and ex ante evaluations of research." Guest lecture given at EVAL 6970 Advanced Evaluation Topics, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S.(2007, November). "Where do I begin? Transforming student research into a publishable manuscript." Paper presented at the meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Baltimore, MD.

Coryn, C. L. S., and Scriven, M. (2007, April). "The great research evaluation horse race." Poster presented at the Western Michigan University Graduate College Research Day, Kalamazoo, MI.

Cullen, A., and Trent, T. (2007). "The Validity and Utility of the Cost and Sustainability Checklists: A Field-Trial in an International Aid Evaluation." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Baltimore, MD.

Cullen, A. (2007). "Does Size Matter?" Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Baltimore, MD.

Evergreen, S. and Miron, G. (2007). "Evaluation of the Kalamazoo Promise." Evaluation Cafe presentation at The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University.

Evergreen, S. (2007). "Martin Luther King, Jr. and Teaching Social Justice." Invited speaking engagement at Western Michigan University in ES 3950.

Miron, G., Cullen, A., and Applegate, B. (2007). "The Evaluation of the Charter School Reform." Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Schroeter, D. C. (2007, October). "Sustainability Evaluation: A Checklist Approach." Presentation given at Western Michigan University’s Evaluation Center Evaluation Cafe Series. Kalamazoo, MI.

Schroeter, D. C. (2007, November). "The Logic and Methodology of Sustainability Evaluation: A Checklist Approach." Paper presented at the annual American Evaluation Association conference, Baltimore, MD.

Schroeter, D. C. (2007, November). "Learning From the American Evaluation Association Topical Interest Groups Proposal Review Standards." Think Tank facilitated at the annual American Evaluation Association conference, Baltimore, MD.

Schroeter, D. C. (2007, November). "Can These Checklists Work? Simplifying Cost and Sustainability Evaluations." Roundtable facilitated at the annual American Evaluation Association conference, Baltimore, MD.