Just a reminder, this is starting in 5 minutes!
On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 1:31 PM, Frank Schulenburg < frank.schulenb...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi folks, > > Tomorrow at 17:00 UTC, I will be holding an office hour about program > evaluation on #wikimedia-office. The target audience for this office > hour will be chapter representatives and volunteers who are currently > running (or planning to run) programs and programmatic activities. > You'll find some background information about why program evaluation > might be worth talking about in my most recent blog post on the > Foundation's blog: > > > https://blog.wikimedia.org/2013/03/01/lets-start-talking-about-program-evaluation/ > > As we all know, most office hours follow a certain rule: there's one > poor staffer who is getting grilled by the people on the IRC channel – > people ask a variety of questions and the staff person tries to answer > every question in a limited amount of time. It's a lot of fun (I > guess, at least for the people who're asking the questions) and it has > been a good way of direct communication between WMF employees and the > community. > > Now, this office hour will be different. Not that I don't enjoy being > grilled for one hour :-) I've done IRC office hours several times > before and I always enjoyed answering questions. The reason for this > office hour to be different is that I want to _listen to you in the > first place_. I would like to learn more about > > * _your_ thoughts about why evaluation might be important > * _your_ experiences with making evaluation a part of program design > * _your_ hopes and fears when it comes to increasingly evaluating > programs and programmatic activities in the future > * _your_ ideas and feedback on evaluation practices > > Ideally, we would have some people in the room tomorrow who have done > some kind evaluation in the past or who are planning to embark on > evaluation work in the near future. With that said – if you have no > idea about what program evaluation is and you'd like to learn more > about it, you're invited as well! Or maybe you're just curious to see > if this "office hour inside out" is going to play out well ;-) > > I'm looking forward to meeting you tomorrow at 17:00 UTC, > > Frank > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l > -- LiAnna Davis Wikipedia Education Program Communications Manager Wikimedia Foundation http://education.wikimedia.org (415) 839-6885 x6649 lda...@wikimedia.org _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l