By James W. Altschuld, Molly Engle
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Workshops lasted from three hours of instruction to two days. Sample topics included the following: • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • qualitative methods, quantitative methods, logic models, participatory evaluation, consulting skills, survey construction, focus groups, politics of evaluation, multilevel modeling systems thinking, needs assessment, mixed methods, conflict resolution skills, social network analysis, data management, developmental evaluation, program planning, feminist evaluation, evaluation contracting, theory-driven evaluation, data displays, capacity building, quasi-experimental design, logic of evaluation, utilization focused evaluation, geographic information systems, and evaluation dissertation proposal writing.
The first requires thoughtful observation of a situation; the second, a discussion of possible options and their implications; and the third, a list of potential next steps. We then conclude with thoughts on appropriate actions regarding the future of competencies for program evaluators. 1002/ev COMPETENCIES FOR PROGRAM EVALUATORS IN LIGHT OF ADAPTIVE ACTION 23 believe it is time for the field of program evaluation to take action that attends to the revision and use of competencies. Definitions, Distinctions, and Intersections Regarding Competencies It is helpful to have clear definitions of terms commonly used in discussing this topic: knowledge, skills, and dispositions; competencies; and competence.
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Accreditation, Certification, and Credentialing: Relevant Concerns for U.S. Evaluators by James W. Altschuld, Molly Engle