Workshops

'I' poems - a story telling method or a different kind of case study

I’ poems are a tool for relating individual stories about big experiences, life changing events, issues and problems for example: the impact of an experiential learning course. The technique is based on the narrative analysis method developed by Doucet and Mauthner (2008)  called the Listening Guide.

In the following workshop I introduced how this method works, tried it out on experiences and explored how it might be used within different work contexts. Participants...

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Can evaluation be experiential?

Can evaluation be experiential?

This workshop was presented at the ICEL Conference, Sydney (2008).

Evaluation is becoming a core area of skills development and interest across organisations in the public sector, the voluntary NGO sector and the community sectors. Government agencies and funding organisations are keen to learn more clearly than ever about the outcomes and impact that their initiatives, projects and investment have on key policy areas and target groups. Essentially they want to know, quite...

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Lesley is a very motivated professional who is undertaking high level participatory evaluation that seeks to empower. She is very reflective and reflexive, and has brought innovative ways of approaching her doctoral work.
Divya Jindal-Snape
Professor, University of Dundee (academic)

Having worked with Lesley on a number of projects, I have the highest regard for her evaluation and educational development work. Lesley has an ability to evaluate wide ranging and disparate educational materials, distilling...

Colin Gray
eLearning Lecturer & Learning Technology Advisor, Edinburgh Napier University

It has been a tremendous experience working with Lesley. As a team we asked her to help us devise a tailored Evaluation Framework which suited both our model of working and our stakeholders. Lesley’s broad experience...

Pauline Edmiston
Transformation Team

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