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Archived Webinar: Collecting Client Feedback Data

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 16, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection
This webinar was facilitated by Floor de Ruijter, Program Officer for Monitoring and Evaluation, Switchboard and Graeme Rodgers, Technical Adviser for Research, IRC.   By the end of this 60-minute session, you will be able to:  Explain why collecting client feedback is important; Name key steps you can take when choosing appropriate methods for collecting …

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Guide: Collecting Client Feedback Data

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 15, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Collection
Collecting appropriate client feedback data can influence organizational decision-making and enhance the quality of our programs. It can also help contribute to a culture of client responsiveness. This info guide discusses the importance of client consent in data collection and covers six key questions to ask yourself when choosing appropriate methods for collecting client feedback.

Blog Post: A Round-up of Resources on Project Design

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: May 14, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Project Design and M&E Planning
Are you working to design a new project or refine the design of an existing program? Switchboard’s Resource Library hosts a variety of project design resources developed by the Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance Project (META), a former ORR-funded technical assistance provider. If you’d like customized support for your specific project, consider submitting a technical …

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Archived Webinar: Introduction to Data Analysis for Learning and Program Improvement

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 29, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Project Design and M&E Planning
This webinar was facilitated by Floor de Ruijter, Switchboard Program Officer for Monitoring and Evaluation.  By the end of this 60-minute session, you will be able to: Define data analysis in the context of the data-driven program cycle; Describe necessary steps to prepare for data analysis; and Begin analyzing data for learning and program …

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Tool or Template: Monitoring and Evaluation Glossary

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 27, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Data Collection, Data Quality, Evaluation and Research, Presenting Data, Project Design and M&E Planning, Using Data and Evidence
A lot of terminology can be associated with monitoring and evaluation, and vocabulary definitions can vary widely. Some terms seem to have overlapping definitions–for instance, in the different ways logic models, theories of change and logical frameworks (logframes) can be defined. You can use this glossary to clear up confusion and be sure you understand …

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Podcast: A Look at Switchboard’s FY19 Needs Assessment

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 14, 2019
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data
In this podcast, Switchboard Director Jason Crislip and Program Officer Margaret Gibbon have a 7-minute discussion about how Switchboard’s national needs assessment survey is informing Switchboard’s work in FY19. To read the full needs assessment report, click here.

Blog Post: 7 Tips for Supporting Staff Through a Database Transition

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: September 10, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Data Collection, Data Quality, Using Data and Evidence
This blog post was written by the Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META) Project and is included as an archived post on the Switchboard blog. Transitioning to a new database can be a challenging process! While we know that every organization has staff with differing capacities and system roles, here are some general practices to …

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E-learning: Data Analysis and Action Planning

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: August 20, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Data Analysis, Project Design and M&E Planning, Using Data and Evidence
This module was produced by the Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META) Project. To facilitate ongoing learning and project improvement, data analysis and action planning should be part of regular team meetings. This module is the fifth in a series of introductory e-learning modules on monitoring and evaluation (M&E). However, there are no prerequisites for …

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Tool or Template: Data Visualization Examples Template

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: August 20, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data
Good data visualization not only helps donors and stakeholders outside your project understand your results, it helps project staff interpret and analyze data to make better project decisions. This document provides some simple examples of charts and graphs that communicate three common messages: how something changes over time, how one thing compares to another, and …

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Archived Webinar: Data Visualization in Excel Made Easy

Author(s): Monitoring and Evaluation Technical Assistance (META)
Date: August 20, 2018
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation
Subtopic(s): Presenting Data
This beginners-level webinar is intended for staff in all roles who don’t work with data every day but who want to learn basic steps to get started using the tools you already have. See below for an Excel file that includes all of the examples shown in this webinar and along with tips for making …

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