CFICE’s Evaluation and Analysis Working Group
Colleen Christopherson-Cote, coordinator, Saskatoon Poverty Reduction Partnership
Peter Andrée, Associate Professor at Carleton University
The Evaluation and Analysis (EA) working group’s (WG) role is to support the evaluation efforts of the CFICE project. This WG seeks to:
- Inform the activities of other working groups through robust analysis and dissemination of Phase I & II results and lessons
- Identify key (human) resources for assisting with the evaluation activities of the WGs and continuing hubs
- Support new and existing project members in cross-project evaluation and evaluation-related knowledge mobilization activities
Evaluation and Analysis Working Group News, Resources, and Research
Check out the Evaluation and Analysis WG’s news, resources, and research below.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Top 5 Elements of a Successful CCE Partnership
by Mitchell White-Richard, CFICE Volunteer Since the beginning of the Community First: Impacts of Community Engagement (CFICE) project, we have been working with our partners to study how to improve community-campus engagement partnerships. Community-campus engagement (CCE) can include community-based research, community service learning, and...
Friday, December 16, 2016
Report: Community Environmental Sustainability Hub Evaluation Synthesis
Over the course of 2016, CFICE's hubs engaged in a systematic evaluation to figure out what we've learned from Phase I of CFICE. This evaluation report synthesizes and summarizes the findings from the Community Environmental Sustainability (CES) Ottawa Hub, lead by Patricia Ballamingie at Carleton University. The creation of this report involved...
Monday, November 7, 2016
Taking a Good Look at Ourselves: Evaluating the Work of the CFICE Evaluation and Analysis Working Group
By Magda Goemans, Evaluation and Analysis Working Group RA At our recent Program Committee meeting on October 25, members of CFICE working groups got a chance to participate in a developmental evaluation exercise, which helped us to refine intended goals and ways of working as we continue our respective journeys within the CFICE project....
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Webinar: Learning and Accountability – Evaluating CFS Hub Projects
In this webinar, presented on October 24, 2013, Ted Jackson, initial Principal Investigator of the CFICE project, discusses evaluation practice and options for community-campus joint projects, particularly with respect to evaluating the Community Food Security Hub's projects. This webinar was recorded and is provided online by Food Secure Canada....
Thursday, March 3, 2016
Webinars: Theory of Change
Before CFICE members dove into hub work, we reviewed how to create and make use of a project Theory of Change. A few members of the CFICE team provided presentations and webinars on Theory of Change. You can find the PowerPoint slide decks for these presentations below. Click on the images of the slides...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Working Paper: Rigour in Methods and Evaluation of Community Engagement
Early in the CFICE project PhD candidate Chris Yordy took on the task of exploring evaluation of engagement options. Topics include: Rigour and the Multiple levels of quantitative and qualitative analysis Rigour in methods and post-positivist paradigm shifting, and evaluation and Rigour in defining theory of change Please view the full...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Evaluation Article: Eyes Wide Open: Learning as Strategy Under Conditions of Complexity and Uncertainty
Eyes Wide Open: Learning as Strategy Under Conditions of Complexity and Uncertainty. An article that explores "three common 'traps' that hinder foundations' capacity to learn and...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Community Academic Collaborative Hosted by Food Secure Canada
The Community Academic Collaborative is a network of academics and food actors (non-profits, community organizers, farmers and more) who are all working and thinking together about how to improve the collaborative research we do together, so that it serves the interests of our communities and contributes to advancing the food systems we want....