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July 2019

QDA 2.0: Making qualitative analysis more explicit, less academic, and more community-centered

July 18 @ 9:15 am - 10:45 am
Northwest Health Foundation, 221 NW 2nd Ave #300
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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$10 – $15 2 tickets left

Presenter: Kari Greene, Senior Evaluator at The InQuire Group Location: Northwest Health Foundation, Ramona Soto Rank Room, 221 NW Second Avenue, Suite 300, Portland, OR   Qualitative data analysis (QDA) can be steeped in academic jargon and opaque terms, leaving some evaluators with a sense of mystery and uncertainty around the actual QDA process. Publications cite the “constant comparative method” or “grounded theory approach” in their methods section but often fail to describe the particular analytic steps. Evaluators need explicit…

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August 2019

Independent Consultants Gathering and Practice Share Kick-Off

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
United Way Willamette-Columbia, 619 SW 11th Ave #300
Portland, OR 97211 United States
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Many members of OPEN are independent consultants, working on their own and in collaboration with small groups of colleagues. While life as an independent consultant has many benefits, it also comes with unique challenges, ranging from business planning to paying the right taxes to finding well-qualified collaborators. Taking inspiration from the American Evaluation Association’s Independent Consultants Topical Interest Group (TIG), we’re launching an independent consultants’ practice share in Oregon! Our goal is to form a community of colleagues who share…

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September 2019

Effective Evaluation Reporting: Making Your Key Messages Sticky (with Kylie Hutchinson)

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 11:50 am
Robertson Life Sciences Building, Room 2S060, 2730 SW Moody Avenue
Portland, OR 97201 United States
$40 – $50 87 tickets left

Join us for this premier half-day training led by Kylie Hutchinson on September 10th at 9:00 a.m. About the event Effective Evaluation Reporting: Making Your Key Messages Sticky The evaluation profession has wholeheartedly embraced newer and more innovative forms of reporting over the years such as infographics, two-page reports, slidedocs, and story maps. But these briefer forms of communication require us to condense our extensive findings into much shorter content. Making our key messages “sticky” is critical for reducing the…

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