Presentations


In keeping with The Evaluation Center’s mission to advance the theory, practice, and utilization of evaluation, 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.  This page shows EC staff presentations since 2007.

2013

Burkhardt, J. & 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.

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

Martens, K., & 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.

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

2012

Balsamo, J., Martens, K., & 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., & 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., & 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., & Wingate, L.A. (2012, September). ATE evaluation 101. Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees and evaluators.

Crave, M., Paulmer, H., & 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., & Burkhardt, J., Thomas, V., Keene, M., Parsons, B., Moore, M. (2012, October). Building evaluators’ adaptive capacity to work in complex ecologies. 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., & 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., 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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 IDPE students without faculty/staff co-presenters:

Allaboon, F., & Almueed, S. (2012, October). ERG model as a strategy to increase community participation in Middle East & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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, & 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 Café, 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 Café, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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. & 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., & Wingate, L. (2010, May). Maximizing evaluation impact. Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees and evaluators.

Evergreen, S., Weeks, M., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & Rogers, D. (2010, April). Construct validity of race and its impact on research and evaluation. Paper presented at The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Café, Kalamazoo, MI.

Robertson, K., & 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, September). Checklists for evaluation. Invited lecture and workshop at the 2010 conference of the Norwegian Evaluation Association, Bodø, Norway.

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., & Alyami, M. (2010, March). Michigan $aves: Evaluability Assessment & Process Evaluation of an Innovative Energy Program. Paper presented at The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Café, Kalamazoo, MI.

Schroeter, D. C., Cullen, A., Robertson, K., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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 Café series, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.


2009

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

Coryn, C. L. S., Westine, C. D., & 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., & Wingate, L. A. (2009, May). CliffsNotes 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., & 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. & 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., & 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., & Wingate, L. (2009, November). Evaluation basics. Webinar presented to National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education grantees and evaluators.

Lewis, L., & 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., & 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., & 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 & A. Rosenblum]. Paper presented at the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

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

Schroeter, D. C., Cullen, A., Seman, L., Kunins, L., & Coryn, C. (2009, November). Context sensitivity in a multisite process evaluation. Demonstration presented at the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

Schroeter, D. C., Martz, W., & Persaud, N. (2009, November). Developing and Using Evaluation Checklists to improve Evaluation Practice. Skill‐building workshop presented at the American Evaluation Association, Orlando, FL.

Schroeter, D. C., Westine, C., Noakes, L., & Coryn, C. (2009, November). An Empirical Review of TheoryDriven 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 Café, 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 Café, Kalamazoo, MI.

Coryn, C. L. S., Gullickson, A. R., & 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., & 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., & 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., & 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 American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Cullen, A. & 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., & Urschel, J. (2008). Evaluating and Synthesizing the Research on School Choice, Evaluation Café presentation at The Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University.

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

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

Miron, G. & 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., & 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 Café 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., & 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. & Martz, W. (2008, November). Evolution of Evaluation Checklists: From Creation to Validation. Demonstration presented at the American Evaluation Association, Denver, CO.

Schroeter, D. C. & 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 Standard. Presentation for The Evaluation Center’s Evaluation Café series at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

Wingate, L. A., & Gullickson, A. (2008). Evaluation Challenges & 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 Café, 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 Café, 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., & 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., & 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. & Miron, G. (2007). Evaluation of the Kalamazoo Promise.  Evaluation Café 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., & 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 Café 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.

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