Big Data and Evaluation

In the latest issue of the American Journal of Evaluation (Vol 41, No.2, June 2020) Robert Picciotto argues that the time has arrived for evaluation to make use of Big Data. In “Evaluation and the

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Systems Thinking in Evaluation

The Oxford English Dictionary defines a system as, “A set of things working together as parts of a mechanism or an interconnecting network; a complex whole.” There are, of course, a range of specific kinds

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Working from Home/Telecommuting

With the onset of the corona-virus (COVID-19) in the US, increasing numbers of people are working from home. While many, indeed most, jobs don’t allow for home-based employment, both new technology (e-mail, video conferencing, etc.)

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What is the purpose of Education?

In our previous article, “Schooling vs. Education – What is Education For?” we discussed the difference between schooling and education, examined the emergence of public education in the U.S, and briefly reviewed an article that

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