Evaluation Cafe

The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University offers lectures, seminars, group work and presentations through the Evaluation Cafe to enhance knowledge and skills in the field of evaluation.

"visiting scholar symposium: measurement and disclosure of learning outcomes in Japanese university education"

Date: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 

Presenters: Toru Hayashi 1; Masayuki Fukano 2; Satoshi Ozeki 3

1 Associate Professor, Center for Promotion of Higher Education, Yamaguchi University ; 2Associate Professor, Institute for the Advancement of Higher Education, Osaka Prefecture University; 3 Assistant Professor, Institutional Research Office, Asahikawa Medical University

 

"evaluation marketplace: Small-market evaluations"

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 

Presenter: Melanie Hwalek, Ph.D., CEO of SPEC Associates, Assistant Professor of Program Evaluation at Michigan State University

"human subject institutional review board: new guidelines for the future"

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2019 

Presenter: Julia Mays, Associate Director of Research Compliance at Western Michigan University

"using tableau visualization for your 'r' data"

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019 

Presenter: Nolan Akerman, Ph.D., Principal Data Scientist - Global Analytics at Kellogg Company

"data cleaning in excel"

Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Presenter: Miranda Lee, A.B.D., The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University

"evaluation use in policy making"

Date: FRIDAY, October 11, 2019 

Presenter: State Representative Jon Hoadley, 60th District House Representative at Michigan State Government

"fall break - no eval café"

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019 

Presenter: NO EVAL CAFE - FALL BREAK

"equitable evaluation: Whose voice counts"

Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 

Presenter: Teri Behrens, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University

"GETTING STARTED WITH 'R'"

Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 

Presenter: Rachel Borashko, Data Analyst at the Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University

"Pre-conference: student and faculty presentations"

Date: Wednesday, November 06, 2019 

Presenter: TBD

"no eval café: American evaluation association conference"

Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 

Presenter: NO EVAL CAFE - AEA CONFERENCE

"a systemic approach to identifying learning needs and performance system requirements: a multinational case study"

Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 

Presenter: Ingrid J. Guerra-Lopez, Ph.D., Professor, Learning Design and Technology and Director, Institute for Learning and Performance Improvement in the College of Education at Wayne State University

"no eval café: thanksgiving break"

Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 

Presenter: NO EVAL CAFE - THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY BREAK

"TBD"

Date: Wednesday, December 04, 2019 

Presenter: TBD

"American evaluation association president visit"

Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 

Presenter: Aimee White, Ph.D., President-elect of the American Evaluation Association, President and Principal Evaluator at Custom Evaluation Service, Inc.