An Ignite lecture is a talk about a topic of interest using 20 slides and presented in 5 minutes. It is fast and designed to spark your imagination and stimulate your interest in the subject matter.
The lecture provides a useful (albeit rapid) introduction to empowerment evaluation. Additional information is available at the collaborative, participatory, and empowerment evaluation web site and this blog.
Key publications include:
- Fetterman, D.M., Deitz, J., and Gesundheit, N. (2010). Empowerment evaluation: a collaborative approach to evaluating and transforming a medical school curriculum. Academic Medicine, 85(5):813-820.
- Cox PJ, Keener D, Woodard T, Wandersman A. (2009). Evaluation for Improvement: A Seven Step Empowerment Evaluation Approach for Violence Prevention Organizations. Atlanta (GA): Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Fetterman, D.M. and Wandersman, A. (2007) Empowerment evaluation: yesterday, today, and tomorrow. American Journal of Evaluation, 28(2):179-198.
- Fetterman, D.M. and Wandersman, A. (eds). (2005). Empowerment evaluation principles in practice. New York: Guilford Publications.
- Fetterman, D.M. (2001). Foundations of empowerment evaluation. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
- Fetterman, D.M., Kaftarian, S. and Wandersman, A. (1996). Empowerment evaluation: knowledge and tools for self-assessment and accountability. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
- Fetterman, D.M. (in press). Empowerment evaluation in the digital villages: Hewlett Packard's $15 race toward social justice. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.