Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Moein's Empowerment Evaluation Article

Mohammad Hasan Mohaqua Moein, an evaluator from from Iran,

has posted a tribute piece about empowerment evaluation, in honor of the 1st Arkansas Evaluation Center workshop (July 10-11th, 2008). The piece criticizes narrow definitions of evaluation, in favor of a more multi-cultural and pluralistic view of evaluation. The brief discussion is presented on his web site which can be accessed by double clicking on the image below.
Please feel free to contact him if you have any questions or comments.

Friday, July 04, 2008

Japan 2008

Empowerment Evaluation in Japan. Dr. Abraham Wandersman was invited to speak about empowerment evaluation in Japan by Dr. Kusago Takayoshi. His talk was titled: "Bridging the Gap Between Science and Practice."

He focused on his Getting to Outcomes work in this area, including iGTO (web-based version of this method).

A picture of Abe is presented below at the Global Collaborative Center at Osaka University. He is front and center (with the tie). His hosts are at the far left (
Momo Waguri- former student of Dr. Fetterman at Stanford University) and far right (
Dr. Kusago Takayoshi) of the picture.