UKES Seminar: Evaluation 2.0: The digital future of evaluation – Jenny Hughes

The UKES London/South-East Regional Network is pleased to invite you to a special event about the future of evaluation: Evaluation 2.0: The digital future of evaluation Jenny Hughes When: Friday, 11th December 2015, from 4pm to 6pm (Registration from 3.30pm) Venue: International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), 80-86 Gray’s Inn Road, WC1X 8NH Abstract: How will the new technologies change evaluation? To address this question Jenny Hughes will describe the evolution of the web and the key features of Web 2.0 and Web 3.0. She will list some of the on-line tools and methodologies available to evaluators and describe how they can be used to improve practice. She will identify the range of new evaluation products that can be generated. She will examine ways in which technology is changing the role of the evaluator and how it impacts on the process of development evaluation. Finally she will identify the skills evaluators will need in the future. Please bring your laptop or mobile device with you to try out some of the new technologies that are already available. Bio: Jenny Hughes (Centre for Research and Education Development, Wales) is an experienced evaluation practitioner, author and teacher. Specialised in e-learning, social networking, direct beneficiary feedback and crowd sourcing she has had extensive experience in collaborative education and evaluation research projects. A founder member of CERN (the Capitalisation and Evaluation Research Network) she has undertaken policy, programme and project evaluations for a wide range of clients including government departments, international agencies, universities and NGOs. She has also been involved in running regular training courses and seminars in evaluation skills for project managers and teaching on post-graduate Evaluation Studies programmes. Registration is from 3.30pm. The main session starts at 4pm. Refreshments will be available. The event is £25 for UKES members and £50 for non-members, payable by check to the UK Evaluation Society (or cash) at the door. To become a UKES member please click: https://www.evaluation.org.uk/membership. Booking and confirmation of booking are essential as places are limited. In order to attend, please request a registration form to annabelle.raza@getthedata.co.uk and send it back before December 4th 2015. The event is £25 for UKES members and £50 for non-members, payable by check to the UK Evaluation Society (or cash) at the door.