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Tool or Template: Sample Informed Consent Form

Author(s): META
Date: May 11, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection, Evaluation and Research
Meaningful informed consent entails more than a participant’s signature on a consent form. The steps that we take for obtaining consent are crucial to safeguarding participants’ dignity, autonomy and well-being, especially when collecting data from vulnerable populations. META’s introductory tip sheet walks through five questions to ask yourself when developing plans and procedures for obtaining …

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Tool or Template: Research/Evaluation Time & Effort Calculator

Author(s): META
Date: May 11, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Evaluation and Research
To be successful, evaluation and research projects must be adequately resourced. Without sufficient funding to answer research or evaluation questions at a high level of quality, the project may not yield useful results. The Research/Evaluation Time & Effort Calculator can help estimate the number and time and effort percentage of full-time equivalent (FTE) staff required for …

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Tool or Template: End-of-Project Learning Meeting Template

Author(s): META
Date: May 11, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis
An end-of-project learning meeting is a meeting, workshop, or other form of consultation that takes place at the end of a project or project year with the objective to reflect on successes and challenges and capture project learning to inform the program and/or future programs. You can use this template as a guide when planning …

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Tool or Template: Research/Evaluation Roles and Responsibilities Mapping Template

Author(s): META
Date: April 9, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Evaluation and Research
Does your organization aspire to do research? Going beyond routine program monitoring and evaluation, research is a systematic investigation conducted to contribute to or fill a gap in evidence or generalizable knowledge. A common reason organizations may conduct research is in the context of impact evaluation. But regardless of the motivation, research can be difficult …

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Tool or Template: Diagram: The Data-Driven & Evidence-Based Program Cycle

Author(s): META
Date: January 26, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning
In designing programs to respond to the needs of refugees in the U.S, service providers have the opportunity to improve program processes and take steps towards becoming more data- driven and evidence-based. Data-driven programs are those where data shapes program design and informs decision making during the life of the program. Evidence-based programs are those …

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Tool or Template: U.S. Citizenship Application Process Slides

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: December 1, 2017
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Citizenship
These presentation slides can be used in a community outreach event on the citizenship application process. They are available in English, Arabic, French, Nepali, Somali, and Spanish. This tool is part of the CLINIC Citizenship Toolkit. For more multilingual citizenship education materials, see the complete Citizenship Toolkit, comprising the Citizenship Navigator Training Guide and associated …

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Tool or Template: U.S. Citizenship Application Process Workshop Evaluation

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: December 1, 2017
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Citizenship
This evaluation form can be used to assess attendee learning and collect feedback about your community outreach event on the citizenship application process. It is available in English, Arabic, French, Nepali, Somali, and Spanish. This tool is part of the CLINIC Citizenship Toolkit. For more multilingual citizenship education materials, see the complete Citizenship Toolkit, comprising …

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Tool or Template: Becoming a Citizen Marketing Flyer

Author(s): CLINIC
Date: December 1, 2017
Topic(s): Community Engagement, Immigration Legal Needs
Subtopic(s): Citizenship
This customizable flyer can be used to announce a community outreach event on the citizenship application process. It is available in English, Arabic, French, Nepali, Somali, and Spanish. This tool is part of the CLINIC Citizenship Toolkit. For more multilingual citizenship education materials, see the complete Citizenship Toolkit, comprising the Citizenship Navigator Training Guide and …

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Tool or Template: Quick Reference Table: Overview of Common Data Collection Methods

Author(s): META
Date: February 27, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection
To deliver data-driven, evidence-based programs for refugees, we need to ask the right questions and gather the right information. Data collection methods not only determine whether we can gather the information we need, but also influence data quality, affect the conclusions we’re able to draw, and have budget implications.  Each data collection method has its pros and …

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Tool or Template: Data Collection Planning Worksheet

Author(s): META
Date: February 27, 2017
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection
To deliver data-driven, evidence-based programs for refugees, we need to ask the right questions and gather the right information. Data collection methods not only determine whether we can gather the information we need, but also influence data quality, affect the conclusions we’re able to draw, and have budget implications.  In designing your programs, it can be helpful …

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